His Journey route around 1492, 1493, 1498, 1502
He was the first person to discover America, he went on a journey four trips across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain: in 1492, 1493, 1498 and 1502. He was determined to find a direct water route west from Europe to Asia, but he never did. Instead, he accidentally stumbled upon the Americas.
To expedite a trade route to Asia in a westerly direction.
Marco Polo ignited Columbus to travel to find a western sea route to China.
Prior to no one knew the North America and South America existed.
Colombian Exchange - Transfer of plants, animals, culture, human populations, technology, and ideas between the Americas and the Old World in the 15th and 16th centuries
Columbus also discovered tobacco seeds and brought the seeds back to Europe. Soon after, sailors brought tobacco back to Europe, and the plant was being grown all over Europe. ... Tobacco was literally "as good as gold!"
Desire for raw materials from the world. Together with goods that were manufactured in the colonies, that were used for trading purposes with England. These goods included timber, sugar fur, cotton, flour, iron ore products, tobacco, rice, indigo dye, fish, guns, ammunition. wool and rum.
Europe to Africa for goods for slaves. It operated from the late 16th to early 19th centuries, carrying slaves, cash crops, and manufactured goods between West Africa, Caribbean or American colonies and the European colonial powers, with the northern colonies of British North
Desire for increase wealth for European Countries.
Europeans brought weapons to Africa.
Millions of Africans force to American, wanted to enhance their status brought weapons and people.
They owned plantations in America, and mines in Africa, which huge profit and depended on slave trade.
World Exploration By: Europeans
Competition of trade tools developed in the Middle Ages for exploration continued to be used during the Renaissance. One of these was the astrolabe, a portable device used by sailors to help them find their way.
Growing power and wealth of European nations
European desire for new trade routes.
Enslavement of Africans begin African explorations was the transport of hundreds of thousands of Africans to North America over four centuries. In addition, the accounts of African exploration and slave captures reflect the same encounter with the new and strange.
Start of European dominance in the world.
Knowledge grows about other regions.