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Why might the Italian city-states have resisted the exploration around the world? The discovery of new trade routes to the east threatened the city-state's control over that trade. The
technological innovations that allowed new discoveries were adding to the wealth of Italy's enemies. The search for new Protestant converts threatened the power of the papal states and Rome itself. The Italian city-states were fearful that new trade routes would raise the influence of Islamic empires.
The Italian city-states have resisted the exploration around the world because the discovery of new trade routes to the east threatened the city-state's control over that trade. [smile]
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User: Why might the Italian city-states have resisted the exploration around the world? The discovery of new trade routes to the east threatened the city-state's control over that trade. The technological innovations that allowed new discoveries were adding to the wealth of Italy's enemies. The search for new Protestant converts threatened the power of the papal states and Rome itself. The Italian city-states were fearful that new trade routes would raise the influence of Islamic empires.

Weegy: The Italian city-states have resisted the exploration around the world because the discovery of new trade routes to the east threatened the city-state's control over that trade. [smile]
Mayang30|Points 576|

User: What role did Henry the Navigator play in finding new routes to the East? He personally led many expeditions around Africa. He forced many Portuguese sailors to go where they weren't comfortable. He encouraged the development of new technologies for exploration. He sponsored many missionary activities in North Africa.

Weegy: He forced many Portuguese explorers to go where they weren't comfortable.
jdubsonn|Points 40|

User: Which of the following explorers led a voyage that ultimately circumnavigated the globe? John Cabot Vasco da Gama Ferdinand Magellan Bartolomeu Dias

User: How did mercantilism operate as a push factor for some European states during the Age of Exploration? Mercantilism pushed some states to find more profitable trade routes to the east. Mercantilism pushed some states to find new settlements for overpopulation. Mercantilism pushed some states to find new sources of cheap labor. Mercantilism pushed some states to engage in war with other states.

Weegy: The answer would be "Mercantilism pushed some states to find more profitable trade routes to the east." Thank you!
vixson66|Points 100|

User: How did the Reconquista act as a pull mechanism for Spain to explore and conquer new lands? The Reconquista created generations of men trained and ready to reconquer lands for Spain and the Church. The Reconquista pulled the Christian kingdoms of Spain to follow Islamic armies all around the world. The Reconquista created a narrative in Spain that encouraged Spaniards to want to be better Christians. The Reconquista pulled the Church of Spain to find new markets to exploit the wealth won in Granada.

Weegy: The answer to your question , " How did the Reconquista act as a pull mechanism for Spain to explore and conquer new lands? " is that the Reconquista created generations of men trained and ready to reconquer lands for Spain and the Church.
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User: Which of the following was a pull factor that caused the Dutch to explore the Indies? the desire to profit from the trade of pepper and other spices found in the Indies the desire to increase the size of the Dutch population in Europe the need to find an alternate source of food following a great famine in Europe the need to protect Dutch military outposts in West Africa

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A pull factor that caused the Dutch to explore the Indies is the desire to profit from the trade of pepper and other spices found in the Indies .
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