Presentation on theme: "5 W’s of European Exploration"— Presentation transcript:
1 5 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.
2 5 W’s of European Exploration Who was involved in Exploration?SpainFrancePortugalEngland
3 5W’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
4 5 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
5 5 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?