The encounter occurred as a result of European explores crossing the ?
The encounter occurred as a result of European explorers crossing the Atlantic Ocean. From the end of the 15th century the Europeans started spreading around the world boosted by new discoveries. These discoveries led to good relationship with neighbours. Firstly the Europeans tried to expand their reach along the coasts of the Atlantic Ocean and this resulted in confrontation between those that had already established a footing. The other barbarian tribes also resisted the Europeans as they were unable to take to the new European discoveries and culture.