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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.