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The final document2.1 MGJ da gama

  1. 1.  Born in Sines, Portugal  (1460 -1524)  He lived in Portugal  most likely attended school in the town of Évora  Portuguese explorer and sea captain who discovered a route from Portugal to the east  Learned navigation and astronomy
  2. 2.  Da Gama’s voage to India 1497- 1498  led a fleet of four ships : the Barrio, the Saint Gabriel, the Saint Raphael, and a supply ship.  navigational equipment included compasses, an astrolabe and astronomical charts.  had a crew of about 170 men  Da Gama sailed from Lisbon, Portugal, on July 8, 1497  Voyage to India  around Port of Good Hope  to Mozambique, Mozambique and Mombasa and Malindi  Ended up in Goa, India
  3. 3.  Find a new trade route to Asia  Find riches such as jewels, spices, and more  Only went because Da Gama’s father refused to go  To find a way to get to India without sailing in enemy waters
  4. 4.  From Portugal at the end of the 15th century  went around the southern tip of Africa  called the Cape of Good Hope to India by sea  Arrived at India in 1498
  5. 5.  Storms on the sea when sailing.  Unknown seas  Food gone bad or none left Scurvy symptoms  Ran out of water during expedition  Not enough vitamin C and got scurvy  A group of Africans wounded of Da Gama’s crew  First trading post in India was torn down by the locals
  6. 6.  He became a count for one of the cities in Portugal  Became Viceroy of India  Advisor to King John III  Killed many innocent Indians in revenge for violence against sailors  Vasco Da Gama returned twice more to India:  once to avenge Portuguese merchants who were killed by Muslim traders in 1502 and  another time to become the viceroy of India in 1524.  When Da Gama returned to avenge the deaths of the traders, the King made him an admiral
  7. 7.  First to sail around the tip of Africa called the Cape of Good Hope to India  Brought back goods from India  Established first all-water trade route between Europe and India
  8. 8. CLICK END TO CLICK QUIZ END TO GO TO SLIDESHOW QUIZ NOW
  9. 9. The correct anwser is
  10. 10. China India England
  11. 11. The King requested Da Gama He wanted to go to India His father refused to go.
  12. 12.  The correct answer is Da Gama was chosen for the voyage because his father refused to go!
  13. 13. Calicut Sines Greece
  14. 14.  The correct answer is Sines ,Portugal
  15. 15. 1578 1497 1786
  16. 16. The Quiz is complete Click me for Bibliography.
  17. 17. The Correct answer was 1497
  18. 18.  www.library.thinkquest.org : unknown author,unkown date . http://www.hyperhistory.net : Article by RitNosotto updated 12/22/09  Reid, Struan. Exploration by Sea. North Mankato: Thameside Press, 2002. Print.  SansevereDreher, Diane, Explorers Who Got Lost. New York: Tor Publishing. Print  Matthews, Rupert, Eyewitness Explorer. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing co. Print  Grant, Neil, The Great Atlas of Discovery. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Inc. Print  Haliowsk, Smith, Stefan. “Da Gama, Vasco” World Book Student. World Book, 2010.web.7 April 2010.  .

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