First American Exploration Summary

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SUMMARY TOPICS (1) ~TWO THEORIE~ [pic][pic] Scientist thinks that the first Americans migrated or moved from Asia. Some ancient people may have crossed a land bridge that joined Asia and North America during the last ice age. Ancient people may have crossed a land bridge that joined Asia and North America during the last ice age. The ice age was extremely Cold.A Bridge of land now called Beringia appeared where the Bering Strait is now. Scientist who told this theory believes the earliest American arrived 12,000 years ago. Scientist believed that people came by many routes, some came by boat sailing short distances form island to island. (2) Agriculture leads to civilization [pic] A culture is a way of life shared by people with similar arts,beliefs,and cumstom.The first Americans lived in…show more content…
After making this agreement, Spain and Portugal increased their voyages of exploration in search of wealth,power,and glory. (10) 3 European goals for exploration [pic] The three goals of the European Explorations were: 1) they wanted to spread Christianity through missionaries in the Americas. 2) They wanted to expand their empires. 3) They wanted to become rich by increasing their wealth. European nation would increase in power and security. By increasing their wealth, European countries could gain power and security. (11) Amerigo Vespucci [pic] Amerigo Vespucci is important because he was one of the early explores of the new world, and also because the continents of north and south America were name and his honor.(He was also known by the name of Americus
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