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Vasco Da Gama<br />By: Jasmine Khosla & Malcolm Straker<br />
Da Gama was born in 1469 in Sines, Portugal and died on December 25, 1524<br />He was a Portuguese sea captain and explore...
On July 8, 1497, he led a fleet of four ships; Berrio, Saint Gabriel, Saint Raphael, and a supply ship<br />A total crew o...
To find a sea route to Asia by travelling south down the west coast of Africa and to round the Cape of Good Hope and sail ...
When da Gama arrived at Kozhikode the Indian ruler felt insulted because he thought the gifts he brought him were of littl...
Da Gama returned in 1502 to establish and expand trade there<br />He sailed from Lisbon with a fleet of fifteen ships<br /...
Da Gama was the first to find a sea route to India by sailing south down the west coast of Africa, rounding the Cape of Go...
Books:<br />Grant, Neil. The Great Atlas of Discovery. Toronto: McClellan and Stuart Inc, 1992. Print.<br />Knight, David....
Da Gama was born in Sines, Portugal.<br /> Da Gama was the first to find a sea route to India by sailing south down the ea...
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  1. 1. Vasco Da Gama<br />By: Jasmine Khosla & Malcolm Straker<br />
  2. 2. Da Gama was born in 1469 in Sines, Portugal and died on December 25, 1524<br />He was a Portuguese sea captain and explorer<br />As a young man learned the science of astronomy and navigation<br />He joined the navy in 1492<br />Background Information<br />
  3. 3. On July 8, 1497, he led a fleet of four ships; Berrio, Saint Gabriel, Saint Raphael, and a supply ship<br />A total crew of 170 men representing Portugal <br />He sailed south along the west coast of Africa and rounded the Cape of Good Hope on November 22<br />On May 20, 1498, da Gama reached Kozhikode (also known as Calicut), India<br />Voyages<br />
  4. 4. To find a sea route to Asia by travelling south down the west coast of Africa and to round the Cape of Good Hope and sail up into India.<br />Purpose of Expedition<br />
  5. 5. When da Gama arrived at Kozhikode the Indian ruler felt insulted because he thought the gifts he brought him were of little value<br />On da Gama’s way back from Kozhikode in 1498 many sailors died do to disease only 55 out of 170 men survived<br />Hardships Faced<br />
  6. 6. Da Gama returned in 1502 to establish and expand trade there<br />He sailed from Lisbon with a fleet of fifteen ships<br />Da Gama killed many innocent Muslims and Indians in revenge for violence against Portuguese sailors<br />Portugal soon became 0ne of the most important trading and naval powers in the Indian Ocean <br />Other Notable Occurrences<br />
  7. 7. Da Gama was the first to find a sea route to India by sailing south down the west coast of Africa, rounding the Cape of Good Hope, and sailing up into India <br />He was also the first to establish trade with India by an alternate sea route than the Ottoman Turks taxed route<br />HistoricalContributions<br />
  8. 8. Books:<br />Grant, Neil. The Great Atlas of Discovery. Toronto: McClellan and Stuart Inc, 1992. Print.<br />Knight, David. Vasco da Gama. Mahwah, N.J: Troll Associates, 1979. Print.<br />Pictures:<br />www.south-africa-tours-and-travel.com<br />e-ducation.net/discoveryandexploration.htm<br />www.bbc.co.uk<br />Websites:<br />Halikowski Smith, Stefan. "Da Gama, Vasco." World Book Student. World Book, 2010. Web. 28 April 2010. <br />Explorers of the Millennium. thinkquest.org. 1998. Web. 28 April 2010.<br />Encyclopedia<br /> “DaGama.” The World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia. 2004, 2003, 2002 World Book Inc. ed. Print<br />Bibliography<br />Quiz Time!<br />
  9. 9. Da Gama was born in Sines, Portugal.<br /> Da Gama was the first to find a sea route to India by sailing south down the east coast of Africa, and rounding the Cape of Good Hope.<br />Da Gama was the second to round the Cape of good Hope.<br />On da Gama’s way back from Kozhikode in 1498 many sailors died do to disease only 53 out of 170 men survived.<br />Quiz<br />True<br />False<br />True<br />False<br />True<br />False<br />True<br />False<br />
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