As history continues to make its mark, changes around the world starts to shift. In order for development to happen, advancements and technologies have to be adapted and most importantly, evolve. These technologies, theories, and ideas are what made modern day to be what it is now. Though, there are many time periods in which important events have taken place. From 1492 to 1750, it was a landmark for Western Europe, Africa, and the Americas, in terms of social and economic transformations. This would be known as the Age of Discovery, where exploration contributes to new sea or land routes, wealth, culture, and knowledge.