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The geographical discoveries opened the new routes of trade for the European countries. They found the lands abundant in resources and it benefitted them in getting the cheap resources for their country. The European countries set up their posts in the new world so that they can trade with them easily. Resources were being transported from one country to another. Geographical discoveries also led to the emergence of commercial revolution. Various companies were set up in order to carry out the trading activities in the newfound lands.
But it adversely affected the natives of the new found lands as they were conquered and defeated by the colonizers and many were compelled to work as slaves for them. Not only resources but also the diseases were getting transported to the new lands any many died due to those diseases. New plants, fruits and other goods were getting transported from one land to the other land.
So, we can say that, if the geographical discoveries opened vast opportunities for the European counties but at the same time it also effected the lives of the natives of these new lands.
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