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      • By: Grace and Sam
      • Born in 1469, in Sines, Portugal
      • Father was Estevao da Gama, a Portugese noble and courtier
      • Became a naval officer in 1492
      • Died on December 35, 1524, in India
      • Da Gama was married to Catarina de Ataide
      • Had 6 sons and 1 Daughter
      • King Manuel 1 chose Portugese navigator Vasco da Gama to sail to India
      • Vasco da Gama sailed to find a new route to Asia and trade with the princes of India
      • Vasco da Gama wanted to find a trade route to India and bring back all the riches and spices back to Europe
      • In 1498 Vasco da Gama reached Kozhikode, India by sea
      • Vasco da Gama sailed from Portugal and after 5 months he rounded the cape of good hope
      • He sailed with a crew of 170 men
      • He headed north after rounding the Cape of Good Hope and stopped at trading centres that are now Mocambique, Mozambique, Mombassa, and Malinda, Kenya
      • The Indian princes had no interest in trading with Vasco da Gama because they didn’t like what he had to offer
      • 117 of Vasco da Gama’s crew men on the ship to India died of Scurvy
      • On August 29, 1498, a bunch of Indians told Vasco da Gama and his crew that he had to pay high taxes and leave the goods behind
      • One of Vasco’s ships got lost and out of sight on his first voyage to India
      • Vasco da Gama sailed with four ships, the Berrio, the Saint Gabriel, the Saint Raphael, and a supply ship
      • Crossing the Indian ocean to India. Sailing with the monsoon wind, had taken da Gama’s ship only 23 days to reach India
      • In September 1499 da Gama was richly rewarded as the mean who had brought fruition a plan that had taken eighty years to fulfill
      • While in India, Vasco and his crew had to fight natives that wanted to take advantage of them and charge them high taxes
      • The sea routes established by Vasco da Gama opened up a new trade routes
      • He was the first explorer to reach India from Europe
      • For a short time in 1524 Vasco da Gama was governor of Portuguese India under the title of Viceroy.
      • He had acquired a fearsome reputation as a “fixer” was sent to the subcontinent once more in 1524
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      • Where was Vasco da Gama born?
      • Portugal
      • England
      A B
      • How many men did Vasco da Gama take with him on his voyage?
      • 170
      • 200
      A B
      • How many of da Gama’s men died of Scurvy?
      • 117
      • 53
      A B