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How were the explorations of John Cabot and Christopher Columbus similar? Both were commissioned explorers. Both sailed under the flag of their home country. Both worked to establish Italian
trade dominance. Both explored trade routes to the east.
The explorations of John Cabot and Christopher Columbus were similar because: Both explored trade routes to the East.
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User: How were the explorations of John Cabot and Christopher Columbus similar? Both were commissioned explorers. Both sailed under the flag of their home country. Both worked to establish Italian trade dominance. Both explored trade routes to the east.

Weegy: The explorations of John Cabot and Christopher Columbus were similar because: Both explored trade routes to the East.
debnjerry|Points 51704|

User: Why did the Catholic Church express interest in the exploration of foreign lands? The Catholic Church was interested in gaining new converts to the religion. The Catholic Church had a large financial interest in controlling trade routes. The Catholic Church was in competition with Protestants over trade routes. The Catholic Church thought exploration was the best way to prevent heresy.

Weegy: The Catholic Church was interested in gaining new converts to the religion. Read more:
Pitttypang|Points 193|

User: Why were medieval ships unsuited for long-distance voyages? Medieval ships were designed mostly for moving goods, troops, or warfare. Medieval ships used the less efficient triangular sail. Medieval ships had to be built out of soft woods like pine. Medieval ships used a longer keel, a taller mast, and a heavier wood.

Weegy: Medieval ships are unsuited for long-distance voyages because medieval ships used a longer keel, a taller mast, and a heavier wood.
andrewpallarca|Points 26712|

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 personally led many expeditions around Africa. Henry the Navigator play in finding new routes to the East and He personally led many expeditions around Africa.
quincyborks|Points 226|

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.
achazia24|Points 280|

User: Why didn't Italy reasons take part in the exploration of new trade routes? Italy was too concerned with finding a route to Java. Italy was working to establish stronger connections to Greece. Italy was contributing through innovations in shipbuilding. Italy was already in control of the major routes to the east.

Weegy: Italy was already in control of the major routes to the east is one of the reason Italy did not take part in the exploration of new trade routes
uxiali|Points 1603|

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



Weegy: The desire to profit from the trade of pepper and other spices found in the Indies was a pull factor that caused the Dutch to explore the Indies.
Expert answered|emdjay23|Points 2600|

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