The explorer  Ferdinand Magellan<br />By :Liam Parmar and Alissa  Gorelova    <br />
Background info<br /><ul><li>was born about 1480 in northern Portugal
parents died when he was about 10 years old
at the age of 12, he became a page to Queen Leonor
died in 1521
Was a Portuguese Soldier Before he was an explorer</li></li></ul><li>Voyages<br />His studies convinced him that he could ...
Purpose of expedition<br /> in 1505 he sailed as a common soldier to India by way of Africa <br />Magellan wanted to go to...
Journey/Route<br />
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  1. 1. The explorer Ferdinand Magellan<br />By :Liam Parmar and Alissa Gorelova <br />
  2. 2. Background info<br /><ul><li>was born about 1480 in northern Portugal
  3. 3. parents died when he was about 10 years old
  4. 4. at the age of 12, he became a page to Queen Leonor
  5. 5. died in 1521
  6. 6. Was a Portuguese Soldier Before he was an explorer</li></li></ul><li>Voyages<br />His studies convinced him that he could reach the Spice Islands by sailing west around South America<br />Magellan wanted the support of King Manuel I of Portugal for his voyage.<br />Manuel did not want to support his journey<br />Magellan decided to seek support for his plans from the king of Spain.<br />
  7. 7. Purpose of expedition<br /> in 1505 he sailed as a common soldier to India by way of Africa <br />Magellan wanted to go to the Spice Islands, by sailing west because he heard of other famous Portuguese explorers that had sailed there before<br />
  8. 8. Journey/Route<br />
  9. 9. Challenges and Hardships<br /><ul><li> on one of the islands of the Philippines the native refused to accept Spanish rule
  10. 10. Because of that the Spanish decided to go to war to claim this land
  11. 11. On April 27,1521 Magellan was killed
  12. 12. He was hit by a spear and then finally hacked to death</li></li></ul><li>Other notable Occurrences <br />A Strait located between the southern tip of Chile and the island of Tierra del Fuego, at the southern tip of South America, was named after Magellan (Magellan Strait), because Magellan was the first one to find it<br />Magellan became the first one to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean (then named by him “peaceful sea“), and the first to cross the Pacific.<br />
  13. 13. Bibliography<br />Rupert Matthew. Explorer. London: Dorling Kindersley Limited, 1991. Print.<br />Katharine Bailey. Ferdinand Magellan. Canada: Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006. Print.<br />http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/search?st1=Magellan&searchprop=WBS<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Magellan<br />

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