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Spanish voyages of discovery

Washington Irving

Spanish voyages of discovery

by Washington Irving

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Published by Belford-Clarke in [Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish,
  • Palos de la Frontera (Spain) -- Description

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWashington Irving.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDP402.A4 I7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p.
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17902649M

      The explorer Christopher Columbus made four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain: in , , and His most famous was his first voyage. European exploration - European exploration - The Age of Discovery: In the years from the midth to the midth century, a combination of circumstances stimulated men to seek new routes, and it was new routes rather than new lands that filled the minds of kings and commoners, scholars and seamen. First, toward the end of the 14th century, the vast empire of the Mongols was breaking up.

    Prince Henry the Navigator was motivated to promote voyages of discovery and colonization by: The desire for African gold and to join in the Ottoman slave trade. The Spanish modeled their Caribbean sugar plantations, worked by enslaved African laborers, on. Regions of Oceania (including Australasia, Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia). "The Island Continent" Australia was the last human-inhabited continent to be largely known to the civilized world. During the Golden Age of Dutch exploration and discovery (ca. s–s), the Dutch were the first non-natives to undisputedly explore and chart coastlines of Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand. The literature of exploration Had history taken a different turn, the United States easily could have been a part of the great Spanish or French overseas empires. Its present inhabitants might speak Spanish and form one nation with Mexico, or speak French and be joined with .

    Christopher Columbus had secured Spanish support for an expedition to the East and landing in October , he landed on an island he named “San Salvador” ginger, cinnamon, and pepper added flavor and variety) were another important incentive to voyages of discovery; The Problem of Christopher Columbus Feross. "Chapter The Age. Francis Drake was born in Tavistock, Devon in around and went to sea at an early age. In , Drake made one of the first English slaving voyages as part of a fleet led by his cousin John. Most come to the conclusion reached by John J. Patrick in the article Teaching About the Voyages of Columbus. Patrick said, "The voyage of Columbus in is a turning point in world history. After , peoples and civilizations of long-separated regions began to develop connections that have led to the incipient global community of the s.


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedvoyages possible? By the second half pdf the fifteenth century, European monarchies had increased their CHAPTER 13 The Age of Exploration Dutch English French Portuguese Spanish European Voyages of Discovery For more than a hundred years European explorers sailed the globe searching for wealth and glory.

1. Interpreting MapsWhich continents.The Spanish arrived first, in exploratory voyages of andand performed ritual acts of possession that asserted their claim to the territory. The British soon followed, with the first ship arriving in and many more coming thereafter.Books shelved as ebook The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann, Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by A.