European exploration: european exploration of earth, beginning about the 4th century bce. New content is added regularly to the website, including online exhibitions, videos, lesson plans, and issues of the online journal history now, which features essays by leading scholars on. The age of discovery, or the age of exploration (approximately from the beginning of the 15th century until the end of the 18th century) is an informal and loosely defined term for the. The role of european exploration and settlement in the new world in the history of the united states of america.
During the fifteenth and the sixteenth century the states of europe began their modern exploration of the world with a series of sea voyages the atlantic states of spain and portugal were. The following timeline covers european exploration from 1418 to 1957 the 15th century witnessed the rounding of the feared cape bojador and portuguese exploration of the west coast of.
Hernando cortés and montezuma ii engraving (19th century), gallo gallina next european exploration of the americas, 1492–1700 europeans explored and colonized the.
Europeans faced significant difficulties when trying to trade with china and japan much of this was due to preexisting notions that these east. Western rulers dreamed of finding alternative sea routes that would bypass the established channels and give them direct access to the wealth of the east.
European exploration of the new world europeans came to america not intending to discover a new world but to increase the power and resources of an old one. European exploration one aspect of this economic nexus of european and native tradesmen in the borderlands was a brisk exchange in which the comanche offered.
European exploration - the age of discovery: in the 100 years from the mid-15th to the mid-16th century, a combination of circumstances stimulated men to seek new routes, and it was new.
Through exploration, europeans hoped to discover new resources and trade routes to lucrative asian markets, and to spread christianity portugal led european exploration beginning in the. The cartographic setting evolving european and american conceptions of louisiana to 1803 until 1803 the exploration and mapping of the territory acquired by the united states in the.Download