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Europeans explored the Atlantic for the sake of trying to find gold,money,land or something of value. Many explorers were genuinely curious about what else was around them to study and understand.Ê

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Explorers first came to Atlantic Canada because they ended up there on the way to Asia by accident.

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they were looking for a passage way to China

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they came to expand their areas settlement

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cod fishing

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fish and trade with first Nations people

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