European countries sought new territory and expanded trade markets during the Age of Exploration (1). In particular, when the Ottoman Empire seized control of Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul, Turkey), it blocked European trade ships traveling to Asia and parts of North Africa (2). This restricted the opportunity to trade for coffee, cotton, tomatoes, and corn (3). Unable to sail through these areas, navigators were motivated to find new trade routes (4).
i think 1,2,4 is true and 3 is false

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