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Age of Exploration

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In the extensive line of eastern hemisphere navel explores the western Europeans were the last to enter; for the Indians, Chinese, Arabs, Koreans, Southeast Asians, Africans, and Japanese already had corresponding connections of trade for ages. It wasn’t until the later periods of the fifteenth century that the group would be entered by western Europeans. From the era of the Western Roman Empire collapse up to the Crusaders, the western Europeans had for the most part been utterly isolated regarding these prosperous and influential areas. It was the Crusaders, whom on their journeys collected extravagant goods and transported them back, which sparked the interest of Italian merchants in the early Renaissance involving new opportunities of trade. Europeans saw three deep-rooted routes of trade which they wanted to get involved with; these were the Indian Ocean basin network, Trans-Saharan African routes, the Gold salt route and Silk roads. The age of European exploration was stimulated by desires to broaden Christianity and grow wealthy; it was then further increased by the attitudes regarding conquests, followed by new changes that effected Europe in many of its aspects. The age of European exploration was stimulated by desires to broaden Christianity and grow wealthy; it was then further increased by the attitudes regarding conquests, followed by new changes that effected Europe in many of its aspects. One of the key motives behind European exploration was the demand for new resources that would lead to expanding trade and wealth. Action to accomplish this was taken upon via exploration and voyages overseas. Through this the hope held by traders and merchants was to in the end promote and gain the up and coming European business... ... middle of paper ... ...ost part, but his aim at making them sound incredibly different could be over exaggerated; since Columbus wanted to appear more significant than them. Through Columbus’s response it can be seen how un-culturally diverse the society was before they started to expand in exploration. The Age of Exploration was a stage in Europe from the rise of the 1400s and lasted till the beginning of the 1600s, in which Europe’s nations sent out ships for voyage in hopes to find new resources as well as spread Christianity; and through the processes made conquests on new lands, which resulted in consequences on their behalf. Furthermore the period of exploration connected Europe to the intermingling trade network that it had been isolated from for so long. And with that Europe was able to grow and develop from the influence of other countries, whilst in attempt of spreading its own.
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