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1

Explain Exploratory

Map new territory; locate native people; identify natural resources available

2

Explain Military

Countries have an opportunity to gain strategic military bases and show military strength

3

Explain Political

Claim land for the "mother country"; make sure their country has more resources than other countries; boost nationalism

4

Explain Ideological

To "improve" non-European's way of life; to make them more "civilized"

5

Explain Religious

To convert native people to the Christian religion; to change the beliefs of the next generation

6

Explain Economic

To obtain raw materials/natural resources to produce goods; to get natives to purchase European goods & services

7

What does the acronym E.M.P.I.R.E. mean?

E- Exploratory
M- Military
P-Political
I-Ideological
R-Religious
E-Economic