The Age of Early European Explorations & Conquests. Mr. Cargile Mission Hills High School, San Marcos CA. Earlier Explorations. Islam & the Spice Trade Malacca A New Player Europe Nicolo, Maffeo, & Marco Polo, 1271
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The Age of Early
Mission Hills High School, San Marcos CA
A Map of the Known World,pre- 1492
Motives for European Exploration
Crusades by-pass intermediaries to get to Asia.
Renaissance curiosity about other lands and peoples.
Reformation refugees & missionaries.
Monarchs seeking new sources of revenue.
Fame and fortune.
New Maritime Technologies
Better Maps [Portulan]
New Weapons Technology
Prince Henry, the Navigator
Museum of Navigationin Lisbon
Portuguese Maritime Empire
Christofo Colon [1451-1506]
Columbus’ Four Voyages
Other Voyages of Exploration
Ferdinand Magellan & the First Circumnavigation of the World:Early 16c
Looking for “El Dorado”
The First Spanish Conquests:The Aztecs
The Death of Montezuma II
Mexico Surrenders to Cortez
The First Spanish Conquests: The Incas
Slaves Working in a Brazilian Sugar Mill
Why would the
be considered the
The “Columbian Exchange”
Cycle of Conquest & Colonization
Treasuresfrom the Americas!
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
The Slave Trade
“Coffin” Position Below Deck
African CaptivesThrown Overboard
Sharks followed the slave ships!
European Empires in the Americas
The Colonial Class System
Administration of the Spanish Empire in the New World
The Influence of the Colonial Catholic Church
Our Lady of Guadalupe
The Treaty of Tordesillas, 1494 & The Pope’s Line of Demarcation
Father Bartolome de Las Casas
New Laws 1542
New Colonial Rivals
New Colonial Rivals
Impact of European Expansion
Native populations ravaged by disease.
Influx of gold, and especially silver, into Europe created an inflationary economic climate.[“Price Revolution”]
New products introduced across the continents [“Columbian Exchange”].
Deepened colonial rivalries.
5. New Patterns of World Trade