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identify four european nations that were expanded their economic activity with worldwide trading and the establishment of the colonies
portugal
spain
france
england
his stories of his travels to china were read by many and inspired many europeans who were fascinated by the exotic stories of the exotic east
marco polo
marco polos book
the travels
simply identify three movtives for the exploration and expansion
search for gold
glory
god
in 1498, he went round the tip of africa and continued on to the coast of india where he traded for spices- and came back a very rich man
vasco de gama
charts used by european voyagers which had been drawn by arab navigators and mathematicians. these charts recorded the chapes of coastlines and distances between ports
portilani
this is the art and science of map making
cartography
this instroment perfeced by the arabs greatly aided exploration by using the sun or a star to ascertain a ships latitude
astilabe
european shipmakers learned how to use a lateen - which had aslo developed by the arabs. what is a lateen?
triangular sails