|Essay Questions for Test over Age of European Exploration
What factors led to the beginning of European Exploration? Why were the Portuguese and Spanish first to explore?
Describe how the Spanish conquered and controlled their empire in Central/South America.
Using specific examples, show how movies portray pirates inaccurately.
Compare and contrast the methods of colonization between the Spanish, Dutch, French, English & Portuguese (choose 3).
Topics on test:
Age of Exploration—including map
Spanish Conquest/Colonies/Columbian Exchange
Other Colonial Powers—Dutch, French, English
Spice Trade in SE Asia