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By Joseph R. Conlin

Writer Joseph R. Conlin's award-winning educating and writing kinds are mirrored during this colourful and interesting examine the members, occasions, and concepts that experience formed this nation's previous. geared up into brief, easy-to-read chapters, this article units the tale in a political context, weaving in social, cultural, monetary, highbrow, constitutional, diplomatic, and armed forces occasions alongside the best way. American historical past hasn't ever been so eye-opening--and relaxing. This more advantageous variation additionally indicates you the way to take advantage of the maps, photos, and charts within the ebook to realize an area on your stories. a short creation to the text--"Studying from fundamental resource Materials"--reveals a few of the tips to uncovering the prior that your teacher wishes you to grasp. "Discovery" sections on the finish of each bankruptcy help you in training those talents, supporting you to attach the text's major principles and excel on your direction.

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Henry funded a kind of research and development center at Sagres in southern Portugal. He brought in mariners to share their experiences with mapmakers and scholars (many of them Genoese like Columbus) who poured over narratives written by ancient travelers in Asia. He organized fifteen expeditions to explore the African coast. Sailors blown out into the Atlantic by the troublesome winds that had turned the Arabs back discovered and colonized the island of Madeira, 350 miles from Africa, and the Azores, 900 miles west of Portugal.

Nevertheless, even with their lives in the balance, the Spaniards insisted on carrying eight tons of gold and other treasure on their retreat. ” But it was the Aztec, not the Spanish, who were doomed. Cortés mobilized his Indian allies and Spanish reinforcements. He returned to Tenochtitlán with 700 Spanish infantry, 120 crossbowmen, 90 cavalry, a “navy” of boats he had built to take control of the lake, and, so Cortés estimated, 50,000 Tlaxcalans and Texcocans. ) For eighty days they assaulted a much smaller Aztec army led by yet another emperor, Cuauhtémoc.

Gold and silver were always in season. ” European gold and silver paid for the Asian gems and porcelains that rich Europeans coveted, the fine cotton cloth of Syria and silks of China, and tapestries and carpets that were beyond the craft of European weavers. Then there were the exotic drugs, dyes, perfumes, and especially the spices of the Indies: cinnamon from Ceylon, Indonesian nutmeg and cloves, Chinese ginger, and cardamom and peppercorns (piper nigrum, black pepper, not chili peppers) from India.

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