AMERIGO VESPUCCI

vespucci returns from first voyage.

Vespucci returns from first voyage

On May 10th 1497 he departed for his first voyage. Now he returns and is telling us what he has found and brought back. He is telling us that I found a hole new land it's as big a four country he said.

Biography

Vespucci was born on March 9 1452 and died february 22 1512. He lived with a rich family in Florence italy. 1497: Maiden voyage on May 10, 1497, reached the coast of America but thought it was Asia. 1499: Second voyage from Cape Verde, May 16, 1499. Ventured south, beyond the equator to the present day Guyana, and discovered St. Augustine and the Amazon River.