American History

In a post of 200 words (a minimal guideline) answer the following. Be sure to comment ion a classmate’s post (minimum 125 word guideline)

 

Go to Section 4: Weeks 1 and 2 Textbook Reading from this week’s Webtext and read the chapter titled “Early Globalization: The Atlantic World, 1492-1650,” then compare and contrast Prince Henry the Navigator of Portugal and Christopher Columbus (Do NOT INCLUDE BIOS!). How did each approach finding a route to the Far East differently? How did early exploration end up creating the Atlantic slave Trade? Was it inevitable or a choice that nation’s made? Next, using the Web-text, suggest three (3) reasons explorers in general voyaged to America.

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