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The Age of Exploration Notes. Standard 7-1.1 & 7-1.2. Essential Questions. What were the three main motives for exploration? Which explorers and countries were most noteworthy during this time? What resulted from the voyages?. What were the three motives for exploration?.

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the age of exploration notes

The Age of Exploration Notes

Standard 7-1.1 & 7-1.2

essential questions
Essential Questions
  • What were the three main motives for exploration?
  • Which explorers and countries were most noteworthy during this time?
  • What resulted from the voyages?
what were the three motives for exploration
What were the three motives for exploration?
  • God: Wanting to Christianize heathens (especially Muslims), cultural superiority, “white man’s burden.” *Like U.S. Imperialism

2. Glory: Spirit of adventure and curiosity during renaissance, fame, nationalism. *Manifest Destiny, Turner thesis

  • Gold: Rulers who trade with Asia get rich and powerful. Merchants who sell Asian goods in Europe make a lot of money. *Trade today

Previously

unknown Asian goods in high demand since Crusades.

1 europe explores
1. Europe Explores
  • Many events led to the closure of the Silk Road.
  • This led Europeans to find all water route to Asia!
europe explores
Europe Explores
  • During the 1400s Europeans set out on an Age of Expoloration
  • Europeans looked past their borders to new land, waters, and new continents.
2 active explorers
2. Active Explorers
  • 5 European countries were active in exploration:
    • Portugal – East and North Coast of Brazil
    • Spain – New Spain, Mexico, South America
    • England – New England, Southern Atlantic Coast
    • France – Caribbean, Northern Atlantic Coast
    • Netherlands - South America, Caribbean, New York
3 the church s role
3. The Church’s Role

Spain was able to get the most land in the New World

-The Pope drew a Line of Demarcation to divide the New World between Spain and Portugal.

-Most of Europe was Christian, Crusades were over. Pope wanted new souls for the church.

4 new technology
4. New Technology

A-2 major inventions helped navigate a ship’s course over water.

  • 1. Astrolabe
  • 2. compass

B- Navigators also improved their map-making techniques: Cartography

5 new ships
5. New Ships
  • The Portuguese designed a new ship called a Caravel it has:
    • Several masts instead of just one
    • A rudder to steer the ship’s course
    • Sits high on the water and stays close to shore

MAST

Rudder

6 weapons used to conquer
6. Weapons used to Conquer
  • The Chinese gave the Europeans the power to fire a new weapon, Gunpowder
  • This new fire power allowed sailors to take captives and conquer new lands for their country without superior numbers of people!
  • This new invention gave the Europeans the power to conquer the world.