The age of exploration

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The age of exploration

  1. 1. THE AGE OF EXPLORATION
  2. 2. BRIEF INTRO The age of exploration, also known as the age of discovery. This period of history started around the 15th century until 17th century. This is the period which there is a great improvement in mapping and navigation in Europe. In this time, Europeans start to explore unknown areas and searching for trade routes. This era is a very important period in which the Europeans gain knowledge about land and colonized countries. Countries were being found and controlled by them, so this period is not considered that great for the local people of the colonized countries.
  3. 3. <ul><li>Medieval expeditions by land </li></ul><ul><li>Oceanic exploration in the Atlantic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First Portuguese Atlantic expeditions (1419–1488) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The &quot;West Indies&quot;: Columbus Central America (1492) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Treaty of Tordesillas (1494) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A New World: Brazil and the Americas (1497-1507) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Exploration in the Indian Ocean </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Portuguese Indian Ocean expeditions (1498-1513) </li></ul></ul>TIME LINE
  4. 4. <ul><li>Exploration in the Pacific Ocean </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First world circumnavigation by Ferdinand Magellan (1519-1522) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Westward and Eastward exploration met (1525-1543) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Northern European involvement (1595 -1600s) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>North American coastal explorations (1524-1611) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dutch reach Australia and New Zealand (1606-1644) </li></ul></ul>TIME Line 2
  5. 5. important players
  6. 6. <ul><li>Birth to Death :(c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Italy, but lived in both Portugal and Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Spend early years traveling around. </li></ul><ul><li>Sailed as a pirate before. </li></ul><ul><li>Set out looking for routes to India. </li></ul><ul><li>1492: Reached Bahamas; explored Cuba </li></ul><ul><li>1493: Established Santo Domingo </li></ul><ul><li>1504: Returns to Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Best known for discovery of America. </li></ul>Christopher columbus
  7. 7. <ul><li>Birth to Death: 1480 to 1506 </li></ul><ul><li>Became interested in navigation, exploration by his teacher Martin Behaim </li></ul><ul><li>Went on a Portuguese expedition to Morocco . </li></ul><ul><li>1518 :Magellan leaves Portugal and heads for Spain </li></ul><ul><li>1519 : Heads for spice islands. </li></ul><ul><li>1521: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>16 March:  Discovers the Philippines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>April 27: Ferdinand Magellan was killed by natives on the island of Mactan </li></ul></ul>Ferdinand Magellan
  8. 8. <ul><li>Birth to Death: 1460 – 1524 </li></ul><ul><li>Well-educated and learnt various languages, mathematics, geometry, physics and astronomy. </li></ul><ul><li>1497 : Vasco Da Gama took the command of that expedition when his father died to the East Indies. </li></ul><ul><li>1498: Gama reached the mouth of Zambezi. His ships were attacked by the Arabs. Gama’s ships landed in Mozambique, an African country. </li></ul><ul><li>1502:  King Manuel I of Portugal sent Vasco Da Gama on another voyage to India. </li></ul><ul><li>1524:  King John III sent Vasco Da Gama as the Portuguese viceroy. On January 24, 1524, he died on the Malabar Coast at Cochin in India. </li></ul>Vasco Da Gamma
  9. 9. <ul><li>Lifespan - 1454 - 1512 </li></ul><ul><li>1497 10 May The First Voyage of Amerigo Vespucci </li></ul><ul><li>1497 10 April He reached the mainland of Guiana </li></ul><ul><li>1500 September Returned to Spain. He reported his findings to the de Medici family </li></ul><ul><li>1507 German mapmaker Martin Waldseemuller, printed the first map that used the name America for the New World </li></ul><ul><li>1512 Amerigo Vespucci died at Seville, 22 February, 1512 </li></ul>Amerigo Vespucci
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