America had less and less land to spare. European Explorers: French Exploration: Jacques Cartier was a french explorer who sailed to find a shorter route to Asia. Spanish Exploration: Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492.
What were the three main reasons for European exploration?
Transcript of Causes and Effects of European Exploration in America. Some basic effects of Europeans coming to North America are that the Native Americans caught new diseases which included smallpox, influenza, measles, and chicken pox. Explorers used superior fire power, like single shot muskets, to conquer natives.
What was the purpose of the exploration?
Exploration is the act of searching for the purpose of discovery of information or resources. Exploration occurs in all non-sessile animal species, including humans.