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Age of Discovery 1450 - 1650
Motives for Exploration The 3 G's - God , Glory , or Gold
Prince Henry the Navigator Infante Henrique of Portugal, Duke of Viseu, better known as Henry the Navigator was an important figure in 15th-century Portuguese politics and in the early days of the Portuguese Empire
Christopher Columbus Sails West to find a new route to Asia. Columbus believes he is the West Indies Discovers the New World.
Effects of His Discovery Native population wiped out by European diseases like smallpox causes the importation of slaves from Africa.
Ferdinand Magellan 1st explorer to "circumnavigate" (sail around) the world
Columbian Exchange Exchange of plants & diseases between the Americas and Europe result of European exploration of the New World
The Middle Passage Part of the triangular slave trade) its the journey across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to the Americas made by slave ships. Many Africans died during the voyage
Conquistadors Name for Spanish conquerors/explorers
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