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Exploration and Colonization Begins:
Iberian Peninsula, Portugal, exploration, the Atlantic Ocean, colonization, sailing, East Africa, Indian Ocean, Europe, Bartolomeu Dias (1450-1500), Africa, Ocean Gyres, the South Atlantic Gyre, Cape of Good Hope, Vasco da Gama (1460-1524), Indian Ocean, Spices, Silk, Christopher Columbus, Japan, Spain, Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria, Indians, Taino, Bahamas, smallpox, Pope Alexander the 4th (1431-1503), Treaty of Tordesillas, Muslims, Britain, the Netherlands, Dutch, East Asia, North America, and more!!!