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State five reasons for the coming of the Portuguese to the Kenyan Coast.

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  • To trade with the Coastal towns / create a trading empire
  • To find a guide for the sea route to India
  • To look for the legendary Prester John
  • To explore the vast Kenyan Coast/ satisfy their spirit of adventure
  • To spread Christianity/ counter the influence of Islam/ revenge against the Arabs
  • The Kenyan Coast was strategic for supplies/ prevent the control of the coast by the Turks / Arabs/ To control the East African Coast
  • Presence of natural harbors
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