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Ferdinand magellan powerpoint.
Ferdinand magellan powerpoint.
Ferdinand magellan powerpoint.
Ferdinand magellan powerpoint.
Ferdinand magellan powerpoint.
Ferdinand magellan powerpoint.
Ferdinand magellan powerpoint.
Ferdinand magellan powerpoint.
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  • 1. BY : JUSTIN B. AND DEVISHA B.
  • 2. Background Information
    • In 1480, Ferdinand Magellan was born in Sabrose, Portugal from noble blood.
    • When he was a child he was a page to the Queen of Portugal.
    • In his first voyage, Magellan was under the command of Francisco d’Almeida. The voyage was to India.
    • Magellan died fighting a war with the Mactans in the Philippines in 1521.
  • 3. Purpose of Expedition
    • The purpose of his expedition was to look for the Spice Islands (present-day Indonesia).
    • Magellan believed that there was a strait through the New World/America.
  • 4. Voyage
    • Fleet consisted of five ships the Trinidad, Concepcion, San Antonio, Victoria, Santiago.
    • 200 crew members at the start of the voyage.
    • Only the Victoria survived the voyage.
    • Their ship returned full of spices but only 18 out of the original 200 crew members survived the journey.
  • 5. Expedition Route
  • 6. Hardships Faced
    • Asked King Manuel of Portugal three times for sponsorship but finally went to Spain for sponsorship.
    • While anchored in Puerto San Julian, the crew mutinied and the Santiago was destroyed in a storm.
    • Food ran out and many diseases struck.
  • 7. Historical Contributions
    • Proved that the world was round and was first to circumnavigate it.
    • First European to sail across the Pacific Ocean.
    • Started a debate on who owned the Spice Islands.
    • Strait of Magellan and Magellanic Clouds 1 were named after him.
    1 Please note that Magellanic clouds are actually another galaxy
  • 8. Other Notable Accomplishments
    • First person to view penguins.
    • Named the Pacific Ocean.
    • Was the first European to visit the Philippines.
  • 9. Bibliography
  • 10. THE END

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