What was the most important impetus for the Great Geographical Discoveries?

The most important incentives for the great geographical discoveries were the development of trade and manufacturing, the need to establish direct ties with the countries of the East, the control of the Ottoman Empire over the land trade routes of the countries of the East, the hope of finding allies in the East to fight Islam and the Ottoman Empire, the desire of the Catholic Church to convert Christianity is the population of African and Asian countries.

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