Exploration was a big deal and one of the most deadliest exchanges between the Old World and the New World because of how many diseases were in the goods that were traded. This was called The Columbian Exchange and these people traded plants and animals between each other. But little did they know the items they exchanged had diseases which lead to 90% of the population dying. There was also inventions made that helped with exploration as following: The Astrolabe, Lateen Sail, and The Magnetic Compass, these three inventions changed how sailors navigated through the oceans. The Triangular Trade was a bunch of trade routes that were used to trade slaves and goods. This impacted Africa making a bunch of tribal wars because of the sell of so many slaves. America impacted with the destruction of the Aztec and Inca Empires. The use of guns also helped conquistadors conquer empires. Europe established colonies to feed the growth of manufacturing industries and trade.
The 95 Theses
The Reformation was when a guy named Martin Luther wrote something called The 95 Theses which was able to change what people believed in and was able to develop new religions for the people this was called The Radical Reformation. The way this happened is when Martin Luther nailed a paper to the Catholic Church's door explaining what was wrong with the churches beliefs. The Renaissance also influenced cultural and intellectual rebirth into the people that believed in the Reformation.