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European Exploration and Settlement: 1492-1607. European Ideas and Events impacting North America. 1096- Crusades begin 1271- Marco Polo explores China Trade, plague ends feudalism, leads to Renaissance developments 1. rise of the city- banking, joint stock company, trade

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European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

European Exploration and Settlement: 1492-1607


European ideas and events impacting north america

European Ideas and Eventsimpacting North America

  • 1096- Crusades begin

  • 1271- Marco Polo explores China

  • Trade, plague ends feudalism, leads to

  • Renaissance developments

    1. rise of the city- banking, joint stock company, trade

    2. Nation-State supplants the Church

    3. Ideals of Renaissance= explorer

    4. New inventions, technology


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Marco Polo

Italian Explorer

1254-1324


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Main Trade Routes: 500-1500


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Anxious investors wait for news about the South Sea Company, a joint stock company formed in London in 1711.

Joint stock companies are a form of partnership in which each member, or stockholder, is financially responsible for the acts of the company.LIBRARY OF CONGRESS


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Spain, 1492

After forcing many Jews to be baptized and then referring to them as "marranos" (i.e.  swine), and after an Inquisition in which some 700 marranos were burnt at the stake for showing signs of "Jewish" taint, Spain expels all Jews from the country.


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Zhu Di’s Map of the World, circa 1405


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

ShanhaiYudiQuantu Map, circa 1425


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

  • Effects of the Columbus Voyages

  • America’s land led to end of feudalism

  • Gold creates inflation – destabilizes

  • European economy

  • Political power shifts to Spain

  • Treaty of Tordesillas (1492)


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Old World to New World New World to Old World


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

1494


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Hernan Cortes

Conquers Aztecs

1519-1521


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Cortes’ Conquests,1519-1521


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Missions in North America

Red= Spanish

Yellow= French


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Henry Hudson, Netherlands

Third Voyage, 1609


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Peter Minuit (Lynden) purchases Manhattan for trinkets worth $24, 1626


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

New Netherlands, 1661


European exploration and settlement 1492 1607

Defeat of the

Spanish Armada, 1588


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