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•portugal •1487-1488 •southern tip of Africa which opened a sea route to Asia Batholomeu Dias
•portugal •1497-1499 •went farther past Dias’ route and created a trading empire in the Indian Ocean •spices from India Vasco de Gama
•Spain •1492-1493 •West Indies (Caribbean) •New Continents (Americas) Christopher Columbus
•Italy •Americas Amerigo Vespucci
•Spain •1510-1513 •route from Atlantic to Pacific through Panama Vasco Nunez de Balboa
•Spain •1519-1522 •south america, southern tip and coast •went uncharted through Pacific until the Philippines •sailed around the world (circumnavigate) Ferdinand Magellan
•sponsored exploration for Portugal •find easier way to reach Asia Prince Henry the Navigator
•sponsored Columbus in hopes his voyage would bring wealth & power Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand
•set Line of Demarcation, dividing non-European world into two parts Pope Alexander VI
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