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    of Discovery The world we know and live in today is the result of the Age of Discovery, and we owe the present day to that age, and we owe the future to that age. Europe’s motivations for exploration and eventual conquest on all those explorations plays a huge role in where we sit today. We must not forget either, how the interactions we had with Native Americans and the interactions with different cultures impacted our modern outcome. From these motives and interactions, America is presented as a conquest, as it should be, it just so happens that conquest is illustrated from different perspectives and those different perspectives leads to civilizations adaptation to the age of discovery. The Age of Discovery may single handedly be the most…

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    Age Of Discovery Analysis

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    The general theme from the lecture and readings of the Emerging Modern World and Age of Discovery focuses on the big picture behind 15th century history and what we all know as the Age of Discovery. Not only was this time period filled with exploration, more significantly, this was a time of expansion and conquest. When we use the word “discovery” to describe this time period, we can often overlook what really happened behind the scenes, which was essentially the extermination of millions of…

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    The Age of Discovery was a period of time for the Old World to claim their own parts of newly found territory in the west in search for personal gain. Countries like Spain, Portugal, France, and England competed for land that was already inhabited, doing anything they could to get what they desired. Resulting from the European dominance in trade, exploration, and colonization, the most significant consequence of the Age of Discovery was the lasting harsh treatment of Native American and African…

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    The Age of Discovery is when many Europeans sailors embarked on long sea adventures to explore what was known as the New World. There were three major forces that drove the Europeans to expand across the world. The three major forces were God, Gold, and Glory. The only reason the New World was even discovered was because of the increasing profit in trade. The initial goal was an easy trade route to India and Asia where spices could be bought. Explorers knew that Gold would bring them wealth and…

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    The medieval period started in the 5th century, after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, and the 15th century around the Renaissance and The Age of Discovery. Most is what is said of the period is focused mostly on Europe where the empire fell and the Catholic Church exercise most of its’ power. The age is both look upon as ignorant and barbaric, as well as an enlightening time by historians. This is debated because not all people were the same, most were ignorant and few gain and spread…

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    In the reading of The Age of Discovery, the aspiration to explore the undisclosed has been a driving force in history since the beginning of time. From the initial archived accounts, old civilizations have studied the world around them. Early escapades were influenced by religious faiths, a wish for conquest, a hunger for gold, and the need for trade. The great Age of Discovery, beginning in the 1400s, was a significant era in the development and discovery of lands yet not known to the…

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    results of the Age of Exploration and the First Global Age. This was a start of a New World (Americas) and it influenced technology, farming, disease, and cultural life for both the New World (the Americas) and the Old World (European, Africa, and the Middle East). These influences to the new era that’s had many “pros” and “cons” outcomes to the world we live to today. There were hundreds of different entities that have traveled between the New and…

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    Columbus, Was it Worth It? “The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand” -Frank Herbert. Before the Age of Discovery, many people were too afraid of exploring the oceans. At the time, they believed that the world was flat and there were many formidable tales about stupefying sea monsters. Sailors were afraid of falling off the edge of the world or being attacked by an ominous creature. These fears and false beliefs of the world kept many people from pursuing a…

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    Marco Polo`s history and his Influence in the age of exploration? Marco Polo was one of the first and most famous Europeans to travel to Asia during the Middle Ages. Marco polo traveled farther than anyone during his 24-year journey along the Silk Road, reaching China and Mongolia where he became a friend of Kublai Khan. 4 Marco Polo is a well known explorer from venice in Italy. He was Born around 1254 in Venice and he Died January 8 1324 Venice. Marco's uncle and father were…

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    There has been a plethora of opinions about who and when America was actually discovered that have been pondered over for several centuries by scholars and historians. History plays a significant role in providing a comprehensive understanding about our past, furthermore it also assists in dealing with current issues. For instance, in 2002 Elizabeth Kolbert wrote an article to substantiate the many questionings on Columbus and she states that the, “notion of discovery, was being reevaluated”…

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