Why Explore?

Curiosity people wondered who and what else was out there in the world
Wealth many people explored in order to find their fortune
Fame some people wanted to go down as a great name in history
National pride many people explored to claim new lands for their country and become National heroes
Religion some explorers went on pilgrimages to spread Christianity
Foreign Goods people wanted to bring back spices and jewels that could not be found in their own country
Better Trade Routes many people explored to find faster and cheaper ways to foreign countries

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