Explorers- Columbus,Gama,Magellan

Morgan Mote

Christopher Columbus

-1st voyage sailed in 1492

-Columbus's father inspired him to become an explorer

-Queen Isabela and King Ferdinand

-colonists had staged a bloody revolt against the Columbus brothers' mismanagement and brutality

Vasco de Gama

- Sailed from Portugal to India

- Sailed 1497

- Approximately 6000 miles

- Started with 200 sailors

- Half the crew


- Columbus map routes then astronomy and navigation

- Strait of Magellan, 1st travel

- passage, Pacific Ocean