How Did the Crusades Lead to the Age of Exploration?


The Crusades lead to the Age of Exploration when they began to expand trade to the Middle East. They not only brought home new foods, spices, and cloth. They brought home new ideas. The Europeans began to build ships, and that naturally led to wanting to voyage in discovery of new lands. The Age of Exploration was at first dominated by the Portuguese and the Spanish. It also saw the emergence of English explorers such as Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Humphrey Gilbert, Sir John Hawkins, Sir Richard Grenville, and Sir Martin Frobisher.
Q&A Related to "How Did the Crusades Lead to the Age of Exploration..."
By uncovering secrets, fallacies, and myths of other societies, while comparing them with their own, during an era of mass expansion.
Well, the Europeans kinda got sick of the Muslims so they were like, "hey let's find a way around them bastards to trade with them Indians and Chinese folk. And the other guy
The Crusades led indirectly to the discovery of the Americas in a number of ways. Among the most important of these were: The Crusades allowed Westerners to come into contact with
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