Voyages of Columbus. By: Christina, Colin, Jenny, James, Umar . Introduction. The first Europeans to go to Americas was The Norse seafarers from Scandinavia Between A.D 800 and 1100 they established settlements in Iceland, Greenland and Newfoundland once called Vinland.
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By: Christina, Colin, Jenny, James, Umar
for reaching the new land before Columbus
“America” by German mapmakers
Vasco Núñez de Balboa led a journey to find a body of water that was guided by the Indians.
The Indians knew the diverse and complicated paths to the countryside.
In 1513 Balboa was the first European person to observe the eastern coast of the pacific ocean.
1520-Magellan reached a strait at the southern tip of South America
Magellan called the ocean on the other side the PacificThe Difficult Passage
Why did Columbus originally sail to the West?
He wanted to voyage to Asia by sailing west instead of south and east.
The first Europeans to go to Americas was The Norse seafarers from Scandinavia
What is the Line of Demarcation? And who drew the line?
The line gave Spain all the non-Christian lands to the west of the line, and Portugal all those to the east.
Pope Alexander VI
What country claimed Brazil?
What did Balboa want to find in the west?
Balboa led a journey to find a body of water what is now the Pacific Ocean
What did Ferdinand Magellan search for?
Magellan hoped to sail to the Spice Islands around the world.
Who incorrectly received credit for reaching the new land before Columbus.
In what year did Pedro Alvarez Cabral
set for India.
Which of these people is Ferdinand Magellan ?