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What was the main motivating factor for European maritime expansion in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries?

A.to spread christian valves.
B.To increase economic opportunity.
C.To seek out new lands for increasing populations.
D.To conquer othe empires or nations and take away local control.

please help me with the answer.

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    I'll be glad to check your answer.

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    Just about every war and/or exploration has taken place because of money ... or the chance of making more of it.

    What do you think?

  • history -

    I think it is to increase the economic opportunity. My answer is B.

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    I agree.

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    thank you i have another question i listed

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