By: Jasmine Benitez
Vasco De Gama
He said to India and the East. He was the first to navigate a route to the East and India. He set sail on the year 1497. He traveled 24,000 miles.
His first voyage was August 3, 1492. He set sail 3 ships. He was arrested for being accused of governing tyrannically. HIs trip was financed by queen Isabella of Portugal.
He studied map making and navigation. He opened up Asia to European markets, including trade and colonization. He got funded by KIng Charles l.