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Teaching Age of Exploration spreads Christianity

Age of Exploration spreads Christianity

Along with technological, economic, and political factors, the Christian faith greatly influenced the European Age of Exploration (15th century to 18th century). The Catholic Church started a major effort to spread Christianity around the world. Spiritual motivations also justified European conquests of foreign lands. The Catholic Church set up Christian missions to convert indigenous people to the Catholic faith. At the same time, and often hand-in-hand, Catholic nations began setting up colonies for political and economic profit in these foreign lands.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did Christianity come to spread throughout the world?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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