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John cabot

  1. 1. JOHN CABOT
  2. 2. JOHN CABOT John Cabot wanted tofind a trade route to tradewith Asian traders.
  3. 3. DATE OF BIRTH OF PLACE He was born in 1450 inGenoa , Italy. He died in 1499 when he was49 years old.
  4. 4. EARLY YEARS His actual name was Giovanni Caboto. His dad was a spice merchant. John was a shopkeeper in Venice, Italy. He had three boys. In 1490, he moved his family to England.
  5. 5. HIS SHIP John Cabot’s ship wasnamed “The Matthew” He sailed across theAtlantic Ocean.
  6. 6. ACHIEVEMENTS He was looking for Asia. He didn’t find what he was looking for, but he found Northwest North America in 1497. He explored the coastline of Canada.
  7. 7. OTHER INTERESTING INFORMATION Some thinks he died in England. Some say he never returned fromhis second trip.
  8. 8. CONCLUSION Even though John Cabot didn’t find what he was looking for, hewas the second European to find North America (after ChristopherColumbus).

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