The Age of Exploration. Exploration and expansion. Motives and Means A. European Exploration 1. Portugal 2. Spain 3. Dutch 4. England 5. France . Exploration and expansion. Motives Marco Polo visits Kublai Khan, writes The Travels, describing exotic East experience.
4. Vasco de Gama-sailed around Cape of Good Hope and cut across Indian Ocean to Asia. Sold spices and made profit of several thousand percent.
port at Goa.
7. Melaka-thriving port for spice
trade.Exploration and expansion