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John Cabot's route is in the purple
John on a voyage
John while he is making maps
Time and Place of Birth
John Cabot was born in 1450.
He was born in Genoa, Italy during the time of exploration.
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When he was born his parents named him Giovanni Caboto.
He move to Venice, Italy when he was three.
He was inspired by other explorers when he was in Venice.
Learned how to read and write in a Catholic Church school.
When he was three his hometown country lost power.
When he visited Spain he learned lots of spanish.
John felt strange in Venice.
He learned and became fluent in Latin and Italian.
He knew the world was bigger than Columbus said it was.
He was determined to find the Northwest Passage.
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Discovering new land.
Selling and buying goods.
Wanted to be merchent like father.
He wanted to be part of an expanding frontier of exploration.
Was interested in cloth and silk.
He was interested in spices.
He also was interested in medicine.
He liked making maps.
He was interested in navigation, astronomy, mathematics, and seamanship.
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Reasons for exploring
To buy and sell Asian goods.
To find the Northwest Passage.
He wanted to claim more land.
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Coin of John Cabot
England sponsered all of Cabot's voyages.
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Area's Explored and Achievements
Clasimed present day Newfoundland, Canada for England.
First to cross the Atlantic ocean since the vikings.
First European explorer to see what is now St. Johns.
After first voyage told King Henry that there were huge schools of fish for fising.
After first expedition King Henry gave him a handsome reward.
King was so happy in Cabot's success he invested in a second voyage.
Went searching for Asia but landed of the coast of North America.
Second European to discover North America.
Cabot's first and second voyages
On second voyage to try and find Asia his ships were lost.
He explored what is now London.
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Year of Death
John Cabot disappeared in the Atlantic Ocean.
He dissapeared in 1499.
Map of Cabot's routes
Went off track of his route trying to find Asia.
Couldn't find land to get food after he got off track.
to be sure about his death.
Interesting Facts About your Explorer
Grew up in Italy which is where lots of other great explorers grew up.
Traded goods in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Moved to Valencia, Spain beacause of Christopher Columbus.
Portugal and Spain were interested in John Cabot.
John Cabot settled in Spain in 1494.
He had three children named Ludovico, Sebastiano, and Sancto.
Married a girl named Mattea.
Dad also was an Explorer.
Was inspired by Christopher Columbus and his dad.
He was a Roman Catholic.
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John Cabot's ship
John and Sebastion claiming land together
Sketch of John Cabot
Cabot landing on the shores of Labrador
Departure of John Cabot
John Cabot in London
Cabot's first voyage
Cabot's first an second voyages
Model of ship
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