By: Kaycie Howerton
-Marco Polo inspired him.
-Columbus was good at Exploring and Navigating.
-The Spanish Monarchy financed his voyages.
-When he arrived at the 'New World' it was in the Bahamas.
Vasco de Gama
-Gama sailed to india
-In 1498 he begun his voyage
-He traveled 24,000 miles.
-He started with 54 men
-He ended up with 170
-He studied mapmaking and navigation
-1st taste of travel was in a large fleet & combat to East Africa
-He found a passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific