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Age of Exploration

Section 6: Chapter 2: Pgs 153-156: Explorers from Portugal

Give two reasons Prince Henry the Navigator sponsored voyages of exploration He wanted Portugal to gain the gold and jewels. He wanted to spread Christianity.
What was set up at Sagres by Prince Henry? He set up a school of Exploration.
Name two achievements made by voyages of Prince Henry. The islands of Madeira and Azores were discovered. they had opened trade links with Africa
What port did Vasco de Gama reach in 1498? He reached Calicut, India.
How was Brazil discovered? In 1500, Pedro Cabral set sail for India with a fleet of 13 ships. He was blown off course and ended up in Brazil.
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