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Ch 6: AP European History - The Age of Expansion: Homework Help

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The Age of Expansion chapter of this AP European History Homework Help course helps students complete their Age of Expansion homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your Age of Expansion homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your Age of Expansion homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Portuguese and Spanish empires
  • Columbus and the compass
  • Great explorers of Spain and Portugal
  • Spanish conquests of South and Central America
  • Bartolome de las Casas

5 Lessons in Chapter 6: AP European History - The Age of Expansion: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Portuguese and Spanish Empires: Growth in the New World & Asia

1. Portuguese and Spanish Empires: Growth in the New World & Asia

This lesson will explore the motivations, foundations, and growth of the Portuguese and Spanish empires in the New World and Asia. We will also meet a few famous Portuguese and Spanish explorers.

How the Compass Helped Columbus

2. How the Compass Helped Columbus

This lesson will explore the use of the compass during Columbus' voyages to the New World. It will highlight the navigational techniques of dead reckoning and celestial navigation. It will also review the voyages of Columbus.

Great Explorers of Spain and Portugal: Aims & Discoveries

3. Great Explorers of Spain and Portugal: Aims & Discoveries

This lesson will focus on the New World explorations of Spain and Portugal. It will list explorers from both of these countries while also highlighting the motivations behind European exploration.

Conquistadores: Spanish Conquests of South & Central America

4. Conquistadores: Spanish Conquests of South & Central America

In this lesson, we will study the Spanish conquistadores who marched through the New World and helped to establish Spain's empire. We will focus especially on the conquistadores of South and Central America.

Bartolome de las Casas: Destruction of the Amerindians

5. Bartolome de las Casas: Destruction of the Amerindians

In this lesson, we will meet Bartolome de las Casas, a 16th century priest and scholar who fought for the rights and dignity of Amerindians in the Spanish colonies of the New World.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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