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A Picture is Worth 1000 Words

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

and where did they get this information?

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Think

About

This …..

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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?
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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?
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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?
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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?
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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’?
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What did we use to find out

what the Europeans thought they would find

in the “New World”?

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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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