16th-18th Century World Cultures
Week Four (Chapter 18)

European Exploration

factors

population

food production

merchants

Fuggers

trade routes
technology

Portugal

motives: religion, wealth

Bartholomeu Dias

Vasco de Gama

Christopher Columbus (Spain)

John Cabot (Venice)

Amerigo Vespucci (Florence)

Vasco de Balboa (Spain)

Ferdinand Magellan (Portugal), Juan Sebastian del Cano

Europeans in
Africa

 

Asia

religious efforts
Matteo Ricci

Russia

attitudes

Americas

Hernando Cortes

Francisco Pizarro

impact
negative
positive

Brazil

North America

capitalism

Antwerp