Why did explorers go on dangerous voyages?

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they usually wanted some more money, wanted to get away from their lives at home or to prove something of themselves
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Why was Portugal the leader in voyages in exploration?

It's because Prince Henry the Navigator started a navigation school. Then Explorers explored the Cape of good hope (the tip of Africa) and then went to India. They established

Why did europeans make voyages of exploration?

to find land that is rich with gold ,silver or bronze or to escape sickness. or for political reasons like the some reasons like the British came over to America to end the ru

Which places did Magellan explore in his voyage?

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Why did the Renaissance explorers go on voyages?

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What things do explorers look for on a voyage?

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