Following the period of exploration was the Commercial Revolution when trans-oceanic trade became commonplace.
The Age of Exploration served as a stepping stone for geographic knowledge. There was a population increase in Europe and the demand for spices and silk increased.
The age is also recognized for the first English voyage around the world by Sir Francis Drake ca.
The End of the Era The Age of Exploration ended in the early 17th century after technological advancements and increased knowledge of the world allowed Europeans to travel easily across the globe by sea. Organizations like the American Antislavery Group try to free slaves by raising awareness and trying to get the government to ban this.
New objects, new peoples, new animals were being introduced to the Old World, and the Bible said nothing about any of them.
How was the world changed by the Age of Exploration?