Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
Across the Centuries

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 14, Lesson 2: Adventure and Profit (pp. 371-376)

The Big Idea
Framework Concept: Technology Prince Henry the Navigator's fascination for exploration opened the way for scholars from Islamic Spain and the Middle East to share their geographic knowledge with Europeans, and for Portugal to establish colonies on the West African coast.

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