Asked in History
What five nations most involved in exploring for new routes to the orient were?
What caused Europeans to begin exploring?
The sea routes to North Africa and Red Sea from Europe were blocked by the Ottoman Empire in 1453. They were important trade routes for spice and silk trade. Hence exploring new routes for trade was a chief cause. This led to discovery of Spain and discoveries in Africa, and the Atlantic. ...
Asked in Importing and Exporting
How did the search for trade routes to the Orient lead to connections between the Americas Europe and West Africa?
they were trying to find it faster to beat Portugal
Asked in History
Why did renaissance rulers in western europe want to find new routes to asia?
The Ottomans and Mongols controlled the land routes to China and they were not about to let a bunch of European Christians go and get money in the Orient... without attacked, stealing and killing. ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities
What other european countries besides spain were exploring routes to east asia?
All the powerful European countries explored routes to East Asia. They include the Netherlands, Portugal, France, and United Kingdom. ...
Asked in History of Europe, Renaissance
Why did European countries begin exploring other lands?
Faster trade routes and to expand there territories! The explorers did it for favor of the crown among other benefits. ...
Asked in History of Asia
What motivates nations to expand their boundaries?
There are a number of things which motivate nations to expand their boundaries. Some of them are natural resources and establishing trade routes among other things. ...
Asked in Ancient History, Europe
What were some successful trade routes to the Orient from Europe?
Successful trade routes from Europe to the Orient included... going across the Mediterranean, then walking across Asia (Silk Road) going across the Mediterranean, through the Suez Canal, through the Indian Ocean going around the coast of Africa and through the Indian Ocean going across the Atlantic, around South America, across the Pacific going across the Atlantic, through the Panama Canal, across the Pacific ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
What are the factors that caused European explortion?
The main factor that caused the Europeans to begin exploring in the late 15th century and beyond was due to the newly established Ottoman Empire closing down the ancient trade routes from the eastern nations to Europe. European demand for eastern goods was extremely high, so nations such as Portugal, Spain, and England began sending out navies to do things such as circumventing Africa to get to India, or to sail right into the Atlantic, hoping to get to Asia. ...
Asked in Europe
Which were successful trade routes to the Orient from Europe?
Successful trade routes include... Going through the Mediterranean, through the Suez Canal, through the Red Sea, through the Indian Ocean, and arriving in Asia. Going completely around the continent of Africa, going from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indian Ocean and arriving in Asia. ...
Asked in Explorers and Expeditions
Cause of the age of exploration discovery?
Since the Seljuk Turks conquered the eastern region of the Meditteranean Sea, it gave them control over the trade routes to Asia. Which causes the closure of these trade routes and urges the Westerners to look for new ways to get to Asia. And "exploring" counts for the name of this AGE. ...
Asked in Industrial Revolution, Imperialism
How did the industrialization help European countries establish colonialism and imperialism abroad?
European nations were able to generate new trade routes overseas
Asked in US in WW2, Imperialism
What happened to Americas role in the world during your age of imperialism?
European nations were the most active in adding colonies, especially in Africa and Asia. Europeans wanted to have control over the natural resources and trade routes. America was still involved with the Industrial Revolution and Manifest Destiny and isolated itself from the practice of Imperialism. ...
Asked in Henry Hudson
TWO trade routes to the Orient that existed before Prince Henry?
1) By Land Across China Through The Middle East. 2) By Water Across The Mediterranean; By Land To The Red Sea Or Persian Gulf; By Water To India And China. ...
Asked in Ferdinand Magellan
What were the contributions of Balboa and Magellan as explorers?
As explorers they search for new lands and/or new routes. finding new lands will benefit the country there exploring for. One benefit would be money from selling the land as if it where a house. That is if they sell it. ...