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?.
Standard 7-1.1 & 7-1.2
2. Glory: Spirit of adventure and curiosity during renaissance, fame, nationalism. *Manifest Destiny, Turner thesis
unknown Asian goods in high demand since Crusades.
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.
A-2 major inventions helped navigate a ship’s course over water.
B- Navigators also improved their map-making techniques: Cartography