Portuguese explorers

Mary Ecleo

Prince Henry the navigator begins setting up trading posts down the coast of West Africa (slave, gold, ivory)


Bartolemeu Dias discovered the tip down the coast of Africa.


Vasco da Gama managed to reach India in Calicut (his goal) and sailed home.


Caravel- European navigators found a better way to sail to Asia by using caravel that helps them sail against them wind.

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