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Why did Europeans come to the New World?

Exploration and technology

Brittney Badalucco

on 19 September 2012

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Transcript of Why did Europeans come to the New World?

Why would you leave your home and go to another area to live? What are some things you would be looking for? Why did Europeans want to Explore the World? Let' analyze the following quote: “Gold is most excellent, gold constitutes treasure; and he who has it does all he wants in the world, and can even lift souls to Paradise” – Columbus What does Columbus mean?
What was one reason Europeans came to the New World? What do you need to take a voyage (trip)? I. Reasons for Exploration
A. Spices
B. Gold
C. Religion
D. Glory

Average People Wanted
A. greater freedom
B. Economic opportunity C. Religious Freedom Explorers needed new technology in order to travel Answer the following question in your notebook: If Europeans wanted to explore the world for religious reasons, how will this affect the way they treat the Native Americans? Summary
What do you think is the main reasons European Explorers came to the New World?
What do you think will happen next? Why?
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