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

- cinnamon

- gold

- nutmeg

- rubies

- pepper

- salt

How is the Age of Exploration unique?

The age of exploration is unique because they invented trade routs to trade food and other supplies all around the world, or even for money and slaves.
The Great Age of Exploration 1400 1550