||This section deals with the
events that led to the European voyages of discovery to the "New
World." The student should be able to explain the causes for
exploration as well as compare and contrast the efforts of the
different European countries.
|Terms, Questions and Thinking Points|
Trading, and the Rise of Nation-States
Conquest of the New World; The Protestant Reformation:
Why did England "sleep"?
|In the textbook, you will find related
material in Chapter 1, "European Outreach and the Age of Exploration,"
14--30, and Chapter 2, "The New Europe and the Atlantic World," 35-41.