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  1. Ferdinand Magellan Made by Mr. Roper

  2. 1519 • Ferdinand was born in Portugal in 1480. • In_________________, Ferdinand Magellan along with 5 ships left from Spain. • He had convinced the king of _______________ to pay for his expedition. • The reason for Magellan’s expedition was to find a way to reach __________________ by sailing west around the Americas. • He first sailed to _____________________. • He tried to find a river that would take him across South America to the Pacific Ocean. Spain Asia South America

  3. Finally in 1520 he found a river which took him across to the Pacific Ocean. • Since Magellan was one of the first to find this, it is named the _______________________ Strait. • For 3 months, the ships sailed across the ________________________ Ocean. • They began running out of food while sailing. • Many of the men died from __________________________. Magellan Pacific hunger

  4. Strait of Magellan

  5. Magellan’s Route

  6. Philippine • In March 1521, the ships reached what are today called the ______________________ Islands. • On April 27, Magellan was _________________in a battle between his crew and the people on the islands. • In _________________, only one of the five ships that had sailed returned to Spain. • These men were the first to ever sail completely around the _______________ killed 1522 world