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    Age of Exploration and Discovery: Causes

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    Identify one major demographic, on major political, one major technological, and one major economic cause of European voyages of exploration and colonization to the New World?

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    1) Demographic - increased urbanization caused more social and religious conflict; the idea of spreading religion to the New World was considered a Holy task; often criminals or other undesirables were impressed upon ships sailing to the New lands; opening up of the slave trade accounted for some motivation as well. Population growth.

    2) Political - ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution looks into the varied causes and triggers that led to the Age of Exploration and Discovery, an intensive period where European nations and monarchies sent voyagers and explorers to yet 'unknown' parts of the World.