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  1. 1. By Jonas 1-22-08 Las Flores Elementary Research Report Amerigo Vespucci
  2. 2. <ul><li>Amerigo Vespucci was born on March 18, </li></ul><ul><li>1454 in Florence,Italy. </li></ul><ul><li>His uncle,Giorgio Antonio Vespucci,taught young Amerigo. </li></ul><ul><li>Giorgio also interested Amerigo in astronomy and to study the universe. </li></ul><ul><li>Vespucci’s dad was Stagio and his mom was Elisabetta. </li></ul>Early Life
  3. 3. <ul><li>Amerigo’s family was quite wealthy. </li></ul><ul><li>Amerigo tried being a banker as a job,but that didn’t go too well. </li></ul><ul><li>At one point in his life Amerigo even got a job as a merchant. </li></ul><ul><li>While Amerigo was doing his third job, a supplier, he found what he wanted to be.Be a sailor. </li></ul>Previous Experience
  4. 4. <ul><li>Amerigo Vespucci discovered that there was another continent other than Europe and Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>Amerigo Vespucci landed in South America and saw the north end of Brazil. </li></ul><ul><li>Amerigo guessed the circumference of the world and was within 50 miles of the correct distance! </li></ul><ul><li>Some hardships at sea were ration cuts, sickness, and unsanitary living quarters. </li></ul>Exploration
  5. 5. <ul><li>Vespucci had North and South America named after him. </li></ul><ul><li>Amerigo made mapmakers add many miles to their maps. </li></ul><ul><li>Amerigo then became famous. </li></ul>Results
  6. 6. Conclusion <ul><li>Amerigo Vespucci died on February 22,112 at the age of 57. </li></ul><ul><li>Vespucci died of malaria. </li></ul><ul><li>Amerigo died at Seville,Spain. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>http://www.notablebiographies.com/TU-WE/Vespucci-Amerigo.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://almanac.wo2.com/what-year-did-amerigo-vespucci-die.html </li></ul><ul><li>www.k12.hi.US/Kapunaha/studentprojects/newworld/vespucci/childhood.htl </li></ul>Bibliography

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