The age of discovery

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by wit293
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
History
Grade:
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The age of discovery

1534

1577

Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Empire forcing Europe to find alternative routes to Asia

1519

1524

The Age of Discovery

1497

1492

1453

Vasa da Gama-first to sail directly from Europe to India around Africa

Christopher Columbus-discovered the West Indies seeking a route to Japan

Hernado Cortes-conquered the Aztec Empire seeking gold and other riches

Francisco Pizarro-conquered the Inca Empire for his quest for gold and other precious metals

Francis Drake-second explorer to circumnavigate the globe

Jacques Cartier-explored what is now Canada believing he actually dsicovered Asian land

Ferdinand Magellan-first to circumnavigate the globe

How did we change the world?


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