What was the significance of the Great Geographical Discoveries?

The great geographical discoveries are one of the most important events in the history of the entire human society. For European civilization, this was not just the development of new lands, but also access to new peoples and cultures, the acquisition of new resources and the introduction of new edible plants that saved overpopulated Europe from hunger. Also, some part of the population of European countries moved to the newly discovered territories, after which a new, faster and more decisive stage in the development of mankind began.

One of the components of a person's success in our time is receiving modern high-quality education, mastering the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for life in society. A person today needs to study almost all his life, mastering everything new and new, acquiring the necessary professional qualities.