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    What was the impact of the exploration during the 15th and 16th century? Who were three explorers and their achievements?

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    This period in history was best known as the Age of Discovery or the Age of Exploration. It is when Europeans explored Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Oceania. The purpose of the exploration was to find alternative trade routes by sea especially to the East Indies in order to trade gold, silver, and spices. Some of the impact from the Age of Exploration includes formulating the rise of the European nation state, the discovery of new and distant lands, the dawn of humanism, and new scientific and intellectual inquiry. Additionally, there was also a rise in colonial empires in ...

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    This solution explains the importance and global impact of exploration during the 15th and 16th centuries - known as the Age of Exploration. Additionally, it names three important explorers from that time and highlights their achievements. It includes one reference for further research of the topic.