Standard: 7.11.1 ||
The Voyages of Discovery
modify: to change partially
predict: to say that something will happen before it happens
Vasco da Gama: he charted a round-trip from Europe to Asia
Christopher Columbus: In 1492, he sailed from Spain to the Bahamas.
Amerigo Vespucci: an Italian navigator who concluded that the land Columbus called "the Indies" were in fact, part of a "New World"-"America"
Fernando Magellan: his crew sailed completely around the world
circumnavigate: sail completely around the world
The Birth of Cartography
The Portuguese Sail East
Summary: Advances in sailing technology allowed Europeans to sail longer distances. Europeans went on to explore Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
Study Guide Questions
CP 535. How did ship building change during the Renaissance?
CP 539. What lands did the early voyages of discovery revealed to Europeans?
CYP 539, 1a. How did cartography change during the Renaissance?
CYP 539, 1b. How would these changes in cartography help explores?
CYP 539, 2a. What did Bartholomew Dias accomplish?
CYP 539, 2b. How did Vasco da Gama's voyage build on the voyage of Dias?
CYP 539, 2c. How would Da Gama's voyage affect trade between Western Europe and Asia?
|Homework: Read chapter 19, section 1, and choose one assignment;