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Age of Exploration

Summary: Discusses the Age of Exploration. Details intellectual hallmarks that manifested the essence of the Renaissance. Describes how humanism, individualism, and secularism caused people to question and further explore presumed theories.
There were a number of intellectual hallmarks that manifested the essence of the Renaissance. It was a period of questioning authority, and a newly introduced deductive reasoning. Such ideas as the freshly launched humanism, individualism, and secularism caused people to question and further explore presumed theories. This would therefore have a great effect on the later period of Exploration. The exploration of the unknown world was promoted by political and religious factors, however when probing deeper one can ascertain that the primary factor which promoted exploration were the economic and technological achievements that preceded the exploration. The key cause of exploration was material profit, which was made possible by technology, which in turn would create a material profit. While this was important, the religious motive was the desire to convert Muslims to Christianity. Most of these factors were clear and on the surface, however the underlying reason that...

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