Presentation on theme: "5 W’s of European Exploration"— Presentation transcript:
15 W’s of European Exploration WHEN did exploration occur?Leif Erikson and the Vikings were the first Europeans to arrive in the New World.The first successful English colony at Jamestown.
25 W’s of European Exploration Who was involved in Exploration?SpainFrancePortugalEngland
35W’s of European Exploration Where did the Europeans explore?North America-The Florida Region-Northern Atlantic Coast-The Carolinas- Great LakesCentral America-Central MexicoSouth America-Brazil-Peru
45 W’s of European Exploration Why did they explore the New World?Mercantilism-The search for wealth (exports>imports)Economic and military competition among countries.Search for the Northwest Passage (water route to the Pacific)Spread ChristianitySense of adventure
55 W’s of European Exploration Death of millions of NativeAmericansThe Columbian Exchange-The movement ofpeople, goods,and diseasesbetween Asia,Africa, Europe, andthe Americas.The Slave TradeEuropeans colonies inthe AmericasWhat was the result of European Exploration?