How did geography assist Europeans in their drive to colonize the Americas? A. Europeans were able to use the horse, which was at that point unavailable in the Americas. B. Europeans had access to obsidian. C. Native Americans introduced Europeans to gunpowder. D. Europeans needed armor in the colder weather of Europe.
The answer is A. The only domesticated animal in America (before the European's arrival) was the llama. The horse helped cover longer distances otherwise traveled on foot.