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The Impact of Exploration on Europe

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The Impact of Exploration on Europe Exploration vastly increased Europeans’ knowledge. New foods led to a population explosion. Investments in expeditions and colonies contributed to the growth of capitalism, a market economy, cottage industries, and mercantilism.
The Scientific Revolution: You will learn about the Scientific Revolution a movement that shifted the way people thought about the natural world.

The Roots of the Scientific Revolution Several factors contributed to the birth of the Scientific Revolution. Renaissance thinkers questioned traditional learning and observed nature for themselves. Translations of classical texts and some new thinking exposed scholars to new ideas. Discoveries by explorers showed that accepted ideas could be wrong.

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