How did this document most likely affect European views of Southeast Asia?

"This province is rich in gold. It also abounds in precious spices of all sorts...There are plenty of elephants and animals and many other kinds and lack of no game. The people live on milk, meat, and rice..."

-Marco Polo, The Travels of Marco Polo

a. it caused Europeans to try to explore Southeast Asia for the first time.

b. it encouraged Europeans to explore Southeast Asian cultural and religious ideas.

c. it convinced Europeans that Southeast Asia was weak and easy to colonize.

d. it made Europeans interested in trading for valuable resources from Southeast Asia.


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  1. Yes.

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  2. correct

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  3. The correct answer is D.

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