The Age of Exploration
From the early 15th Century to the Early 17th Century
Summary of the Age of Exploration
The age of exploration was from the 15th Century to the 17th Century and is the time period where the Europeans began Exploring the worlds sea. The reasoning for exploration was to find a new trade route, new goods, trading partners, or even pure curiosity.This age is served as the stone age for geographic knowledge.
Things gained due to the Age of Exploration
- geographic knowledge
- new trade routes
The Great Age of Exploration 1400 1550