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6th SS Ch 3 Sec 2

6th grade social studies Chapter 3 section 2

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John Cabot, an Italian, sailed for this country England
John Cabot's real name Giovanni Caboto
Who hired John Cabot? King Henry VII
Why did King Henry hire John Cabot? Compete for land and wealth
In May 1497 Cabot and how many sailors set a course north of Columbus' first route 18
Where did Cabot land? The cost of Newfoundland (Canada)
Where did Cabot think he landed? Asia
Amerigo Vespucci was Italian
He didn't believe that Columbus or Cabot found Asia
Amerigo Vespucci thought the world was Larger than imagined
In 1507 this mapmaker made a new map with the new lands Martin Walseemuller
The new land that was named after America Vespucci South America
Who landed in South America? Amerigo Vespucci
Vasco Nunez de Balboa was Spanish
Who was one of the first to settle in the Americas Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Why did Vasco Nunez de Balboa jump onto a ship and go to Columbia? He was not good at farming and owed lots of money to people
Vasco Nunez de Balboa helped steal land from Native Tribes
Vasco Nunez de Balboa started a settlement in the area of Panama
in 1513 Vasco Nunez de Balboa crossed Panama to reach the Pacific Ocean
Ferdinand Magellan was Portuguese
Which country did Ferdinand Magellan sail for? Spain
How many ships set sail with Ferdinand Magellan in 1519? 5
How many sailors accompanied Ferdinand Magellan on his expedition in 1519? 250
Where did Ferdinand Magellan said to? The tip of South America
Why did Ferdinand Magellan name the Pacific Ocean (Peaceful) It was calm compared to the Atlantic
Ferdinand Magellan thought he could cross the Pacific in a few days. how long did it take? 3 months
Why did Magellans sailors die during the expedition? Illness or hunger
Where did Magellan die? A battle in the Philippines
One of Magellans' ships made it back to Spain in 1522 after Sailing around the world
Created by: RoperFive