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Age of Discovery


Between 1325 and 1357 Afonso IV of Portugal encouraged maritime commerce and ordered the first explorations.

A History of the Age of Exploration - Geography - About.com


An overview of the history of the Age of Exploration and its impact on the geography of the world, from the About.com Geography site.

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Search. Search: Voyages Map image · Ancient Exploration · Medieval Exploration · “Age of Discovery” · Modern Exploration. Welcome image ...

Unique Facts-Europe-Age of Exploration - Sheppard Software


Age of Exporation. The so-called Age of Exploration was a period from the early 15th century and continuing into the early 17th century, during which European ...

Age of Exploration Infographic - Mankind The Story of All of Us ...


Discover what life was like for a sailor during the Age of Exploration. Find out more at History.com.

Europe and the Age of Exploration | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of ...


The great period of discovery from the latter half of the fifteenth through the sixteenth centuries is generally referred to as the Age of Exploration. It is exemplified ...

SparkNotes: SAT Subject Test: U.S. History: The Age of Exploration


This period is known as the Age of Exploration. During this age, European explorers searched for trade routes, overseas wealth, and adventure. Technological ...

Renaissance for Kids: Age of Exploration and Discovery - Ducksters


Kids learn about the Age of Exploration and Discovery of the European Renaissance including Henry the Navigator, Columbus, Portugal, and Spain.

European exploration | Britannica.com


The first phase is the exploration of the Old World centred on the Mediterranean Sea; the second is the so-called Age of Discovery, during which, in the search ...

The Age of Exploration | HISTORY


The Age of Exploration: Life on the Open Seas. Find out how sailors were recruited, what was their average diet, and what ailments they had to face while sailing ...

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Age of Exploration « - Mr. Nussbaum


The Age of Exploration started in the 1400's. Europeans were desperate to get spices from Asia. Spices were used to preserve foods and keep them from ...

Age of Discovery Archives - Ages of Exploration


The Traverse Board was used to record the direction a ship was sailing along with the corresponding speed of the ship for the same four hour period.

Lecture 2: The Age of Discovery - The History Guide


Resources for the Study of the Age of Exploration Introduction -- The mid-to-late 15th century has quite rightly been called the AGE OF EXPLORATION and ...