Age of Exploration

  • The Age of Exploration

    • Map the great voyages of discovery.
    • Identify significant European explorers.
    • Examine the advances in cartography (mapmaking) that make these voyages possible.
    • Discuss the exchange of culture and ideas between Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas and its positive and negative effects.
    • Explain the economic changes in Europe.
    • Trace the origins of modern capitalism - the influence of mercantilism and importance of a free-market economy.

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