Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first european to get round the cape of good hope (thus establishing a sea route from the atlantic to asia) (1450-1500) vasco da gama in 1498, he sailed around african and across the indian ocean to india. Study flashcards on ch 7 - age of european exploration - ad 1450-1600 at cramcom quickly memorize the terms, phrases and much more cramcom makes it easy to get the grade you want. The following timeline covers european exploration from 1418 to 1957 the 15th century witnessed the rounding of the feared cape bojador and portuguese exploration of the west coast of africa, while in the last decade of the century the spanish sent expeditions to the new world, focusing on exploring the caribbean sea, and the portuguese discovered the sea route to india. C mercantilist policies and practices were used by european rulers to expand and control their economies and claim overseas territories, and joint-stock companies, influenced by these mercantilist principles, were used by rulers and merchants to finance exploration and compete against one another in global trade. The age of exploration: 1450 - 1600 during the crusades (a period of religious conflict), european countries came into contact with ideas from the _____ during the crusades (a period of religious conflict), european countries came into contact with ideas from the far east.
Age of exploration 1450 - 1750 voyages of exploration trade with the east colonies in america •1600's other europeans began to colonize north america the dutch. The age of discovery, or the age of exploration (approximately from the beginning of the 15th century until the end of the 18th century) is an informal and loosely defined term for the period in european history in which extensive overseas exploration emerged as a powerful factor in european culture and was the beginning of globalization. Period 4 review: 1450 portuguese exploration portugal was the first european kingdom to explore other lands seriously for most of the 16th century, the. The basic reason for european exploration and expansion was the quest for material profit and spices (nutmeg, mace, ginger, cinnamon, and pepper added flavor and variety) were another important incentive to voyages of discovery.
Within several decades of the earliest coastal explorations of north america, european adventurers headed into the interior adventurers is the fitting word here, for more cautious men would have balked at heading into such vast unknowns. World circa 1450-1750 periodization tokugawa ieyasu - 1600 - consolidated power, age of exploration • european exploration why then why. Portuguese and spanish overseas expansion, 1450-1600 the rise of the new monarchies led directly to european overseas expansion the first phase (1450-1600) was dominated by portugal and spain. Europeans in china, 1500s-1750 the portuguese, leading the early western european attempts to reach the asian markets by sea in the 15th and 16th centuries, first reach china in 1514 in the form of both a formal embassy and trading pirates.
In 1450, the wealthiest banking family in europe was that of the medici of florence, whose fortune consisted of 90,000 florins by the 1500's, another banking family, the fuggers of augsburg in germany, had taken over first place with nearly one million florins to their credit, over ten times that of the medici half a century before. European exploration timeline 4 1450-1600 the age of exploration advanced sailing tech european rulers claimed ownership over explored lands. The purpose of this page is to give you a brief outline of the key events and happenings covered throughout this book events that are specifically outlined in the text are linked to the proper place to allow you to quickly research them broader events and occurrences are not linked to specific. The initial motivation was the desire to find a short cut to the major trading areas of asia like china there was a passion in europe for spices and silk and east asia was the major source for such things.
Spain claimed the most land at the beginning of the age of exploration most explorers wanted to find gold and silver or the way to sail to asia where there were silk and spices a waterway that would lead to the pacific ocean was called the northwest passage . 1 2017-18 outline for notes ap us history chapter 1: colliding worlds, 1450-1600 pp 4-39 identify the big idea: how did the political, economic, and religious systems of native americans, europeans. Europe was the western terminus of the world trading system venice grew in importance with the creation of the crusader kingdoms and reached the height of its power in the 1400s venice specialized in luxury goods and slaves.
Leif ericson (970-1020) nationality: norwegian known for: considered the first european to reach north america explorer leif ericson is considered to be the first european to arrive in north america and he did so almost 500 years before christopher columbus. The three main reasons for european exploration of the north american continent were finding an alternate passageway to china and the eastern trade markets, the exploitation of labor and resources in the new world and spreading european-style civilization. Christopher columbus set sail on august 3, 1492 a few months later, a sailor on the pinta saw land he was the first european ( he was the first person recorded to reach the new world) since the vikings to discover the new world. First european to see eastern pacific vasco nunez de balboa was a spanish conqurer and explorer he was the first european to see the eastern coast of the paccific ocean on the isthmus of panama.