Age of Exploration Chapter 19, Section 1.

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Why Explore? God, Glory, and Gold God: As a result of the Crusades Christian Europeans felt sense of duty to spread Christianity Glory: Desired to give glory to country/leader and enlarge territory; beginnings of nationalism Gold: Desired to grow wealthy; sought gold and other costly goods such as spices, silks, and furs. Also wanted to cut out middle men in trade process.