Which best explains why the Spanish and Portuguese wanted to explore? a. to find places where the unemployed could find work b. to establish rubber plantations c. to establish sea routes to the Indies for trade d. to defeat the Italian Empire

QUESTION POSTED AT 15/12/2019 - 11:53 PM

Answered by admin AT 15/12/2019 - 11:53 PM

The main reason why both the Spanish and Portuguese wanted to explore was "c. to establish sea routes to the Indies for trade," since Indian products were in high demand. 
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Answer:

C) Cuba had been guilty of shooting down two civilian planes.

Explanation:

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QUESTION POSTED AT 20/01/2020 - 01:39 PM

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QUESTION POSTED AT 20/01/2020 - 01:38 PM

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(2) The 
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ANSWERED AT 20/01/2020 - 01:15 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 20/01/2020 - 01:15 PM

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Answer: the correct answer is that unmarried women were required to work in factories.

Explanation:

In December 1941 the US government conscripted single women aged 20-30 to work as auxiliaries to the Armed Forces. The government stated that this was part of the wartime efforts.

ANSWERED AT 20/01/2020 - 01:14 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 20/01/2020 - 01:14 PM

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