Ferdinand magellan justin and devisha

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Ferdinand magellan justin and devisha

  1. 1. BY : JUSTIN B. AND DEVISHA BINNS
  2. 2. Background Information <ul><li>Ferdinand Magellan was born 1480 </li></ul><ul><li>Ferdinand Magellan was born in Sabrose, Portugal </li></ul><ul><li>When Ferdinand Magellan was younger he was a page in the royal court </li></ul><ul><li>Magellan died fighting a war with the Mactans in the Philippines in 1521 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Purpose of Expedition <ul><li>The purpose of his expedition was to look for the Spice Islands (present-day Indonesia) </li></ul><ul><li>He believed that there was a strait through the New World/America </li></ul>
  4. 4. Expedition Route
  5. 5. Hardships Faced <ul><li>Asked King Manuel of Portugal three times for sponsorship but finally went to Spain for sponsorship </li></ul><ul><li>While anchored in Puerto San Julian, the crew mutinied and the Santiago was destroyed in a storm </li></ul><ul><li>Food ran out and many diseases struck </li></ul>
  6. 6. Significance of Expedition <ul><li>Proved that the world was round </li></ul>
  7. 7. Historical Contributions
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>1st-art-gallery.com </li></ul>

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