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According to paragraph 2, European interest in exploring the coast of Africa and the Atlantic Ocean grew out of a wish to A. build a roadblock against Asian powers B. restore valuable trade with eastern Asia C. create faster trade routes to eastern Asia D. connect trade between the eastern Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean