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  1. 1. The Riddle of the Compass:<br />The Invention that Changed the World<br />by Amir D. Aczel<br />
  2. 2. Thesis<br />The compass is the most important invention since the wheel.<br />Navigation<br />Trade <br />
  3. 3. 3 Questions<br />Who discovered, or invented the compass.<br />2. How was it used for navigation?<br />3. How did it affect world trade?<br />
  4. 4. 1. Discovery of Compass<br /><ul><li>FlavioGioia
  5. 5. China?</li></li></ul><li>2. Navigational Purposes<br /><ul><li> Charts and Maps
  6. 6. Navigation becomes easier</li></ul> Exploration<br />Henry the Navigator<br />Ferdinand Magellan<br />Marco Polo<br />
  7. 7. 3. Compass and World Economy<br /><ul><li> Trade all year round
  8. 8. Expansion</li></li></ul><li>Conclusion<br /><ul><li>Compass was invented in China but it’s design was perfected in Amalfi, Italy.
  9. 9. Impacted the future of navigation because mariners could journey through rough waters and currents with the help of the compass and charts.
  10. 10. Changed world commerce by allowing year-round trade</li></li></ul><li>Bibliography<br />Aczel, Amir D. The Riddle of the Compass: the Invention that Changed the World. Ed. Jay Isay. Orlando: Harcourt Inc., 2001<br />

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