by matthew ramos

christopher columbus,vasco de gama, and magellan

christopher columbus

*marco polo inspired columbus.

*they landed in what the present day calls the bahamas.

*he was arrested in 1500 because he was accused of governing.

*his first voyage was august, 3 1492

vasco de gama

*on July 8,1497 he set sail

*he travled 24,000 miles

*he started with 171

*he left with 54 of his man left

magellan

*he studied map making and navigation.

*he confirmed that the world was a globe.

*magellan was hit by a poisoned arrow.