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A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

A Picture is Worth 1000 Words

What did Europeans think they would find in the “New World”

and where did they get this information?


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

Ferrar, John (1667). A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England / Domina Virginia Farrer ; John Goddard sculp. Library of Congress: American Memory, Map Collections: 1500-2004.


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

Ferrar, John (1667). A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England / Domina Virginia Farrer ; John Goddard sculp. Library of Congress: American Memory, Map Collections: 1500-2004.


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

Ferrar, John (1667). A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England / Domina Virginia Farrer ; John Goddard sculp. Library of Congress: American Memory, Map Collections: 1500-2004.


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

Ferrar, John (1667). A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England / Domina Virginia Farrer ; John Goddard sculp. Library of Congress: American Memory, Map Collections: 1500-2004.


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

Think

About

This …..


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

  • Think about this:

  • Orientation –

    • What is the map’s orientation?

    • How is the map laid out (oriented) to its Compass Rose?

    • Why was it oriented this way?


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

Think about this:

Pictographs –

  • What do the pictographs represent?

  • Make a key for the map to tell what the pictographs represent.

  • Why did the cartographer (map-maker) use pictographs?


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

Think about this:

The Cartographer –

  • Who made this map?

  • When was it made? After .... but before ....

  • Who asked him to make the map and why was he asked to make the map?


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

Think about this:

The Map’s Message –

  • What was important to the cartographer?

  • What did the cartographer report on his map?

  • Who would have looked at this map?

  • What was he telling people who looked at this map?

  • Why did he ‘send’ this message?


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

Think about this:

  • What do you know that the cartographer didn’t ? –

    • What is ‘wrong’ with the map?

    • What did the cartographer leave out?

    • Why were these ‘mistakes’ made?

    • What were the results of some of the ‘mistakes’?


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

What did we use to find out

what the Europeans thought they would find

in the “New World”?


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

A Mapp of Virginia Discovered to ye Hills


A picture is worth 1000 words what did europeans think they would find in the new world

Skill'd in the globe and sphere, he gravely stands,

And, with his compass, measures seas and lands.

John Dryden

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water...

Rabindranath Tagore


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