What was the dominant force in Europe from the eleventh to fifteenth centuries?
Most nations in Europe were still organized in smaller kingdoms, principalities, and feudal lords. Spain and Portugal were the drivers of exploration in the period, only being supplanted by England and France toward the 16th through 18th centuries.
What factors made Europe a dominant force in world events during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?
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The Protestant condemnation of religious art resulted in iconoclasm across Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. What is iconoclasm?
If you mean Prussia, it no longer exists. It officially ceased existence in 1947. In the 18th and 19th centuries it was a powerful force in eastern Europe. You may be referring to Russia. It does exist and is still a major power in eastern Europe. If you mean Prussia, it no longer exists. It officially ceased existence in 1947. In the 18th and 19th centuries it was a powerful force in eastern Europe. You…
What events spurred Europe to exploration and colonization in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries?
The most basic answer is the desire for more money. That can be in the form of gold and silver or goods. But there is more, as many countries in Europe had gone through several famines. Taking land would expand the ability to feed people. Power between leaders in different countries is also a factor since more land leads to more money.