AP U.S. History: Innovation and Development

Another innovation that allowed for the development in the excerpt was

AP U.S. HistoryPeriod 1: 1491–1607
LanguageEnglish Language
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U.S. HistoryAP U.S. History

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my well the Astro lab was an old technology but

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one that saw continuous improvement over time Compasses were introduced

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through trade with China and Sexton's were a later development

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that really help streamline the arduous process of navigating giant

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bodies of water completely devoid of landmarks or GPS All

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right answer Here is be improvements to navigational tools used

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by sailors Loser Ball Well it took much longer for

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new materials to be used in shipbuilding The conventional wisdom

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was you know wood wood and more wood And that

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didn't change during this era So get rid of a

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corn was introduced to Europeans by Native Americans and Europeans

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were more than happy to grow the plants they were

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given So get rid of C and the Native Americans

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didn't have advanced oceangoing navigational techniques to offer the Europeans

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and the Europeans probably wouldn't have listened anyway if they

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did get rid of date And that's it The entries

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being navigational tools