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  1. Renaissance

    brought back. If the voyage is not successful then oh well it will still be worth a try. “The trade expanded and some voyages were successful, as some were not. So to answer the question on why the people of the renaissance would go exploring is simply because, first- they were curious to...

  2. Compair Voyages by Chinese Fleet in Early 1400s to Voyages of Lberians

    inhabitants of a backward island called Britain. (The Prequel, Kristof p552) The voyages by the Chinese fleet were very different but had some similarities to the voyages of the Liberians. The Portuguese and Spaniards had different goals, because of their heritage, in the voyages. Depending on what...

  3. Meep

    was on was not in fact Asia, but a completely separate one that no one in Europe had previously been aware of. He also found Haiti and the Dominican Republic.  | The largest impact was that after his voyages, people were aware that the New World was not Asia. Using information from Vespucci's voyages...

  4. Jamestown and Plymouth Compare and Contrast

    Discovery. They became the first permanent English settlement in the new world now known as America. The Plymouth voyage took place in 1620 and there were 102 settlers that came on this journey. This voyage was for people from England that wanted a different sort of environment, with different...

  5. Factors Contributing to Christopher Columbus' Voyage

    Christopher Columbus departed Spain on August 3, 1492 for his first voyage. He stopped at the Canary Islands for a final restocking and left there on September 6. He was in command of three ships known as the Pinta, the Niña, and the Santa María. On October 12, they first sighted land which turned...

  6. In Both Instances You Must Answer by Making Reference to Specific Passages from Both the Diary of the First Voyage and the Account of the Fourth Voyage.

    . As a result, it is apparent that Columbus had a vision of the world based on those accounts, and there is no doubt that his perceptions were affected not only by the literature, but also by the political situation and social conditions of the time. Christopher Columbus was a man who wanted to know...

  7. Discovery of Guiana (Sir Walter Raleigh)

    had a longstanding personal interest in colonizing voyages. - unending dialect in Raleigh’s life between optimism and despair - He attacked upon Cadiz in 1596. (He lost his son during this fight.) - Raleigh walked as if in a dream. - Raleigh was found guilty of treason and...

  8. Why Should Zheng He's Voyages Be Stopped

    Between 1405 and 1433, Ming sent out 7 gigantic voyages under Zheng He. Ming admiral did not send out people to search for trade, but to display China’s might to the world. They wanted the world to recognize them, and to bring back precious valuables. We, the Minister of Revenue think that Zheng...

  9. First Voyage

    the time Cartier was ready to return in 1541, all the Native people he had captured, except the girl, had died. Third Voyage May 23, 1541 - September 1542 The third voyage was not just a voyage of exploration. François I wanted Cartier to help start a new colony. He left in 1541 with...

  10. Class

    his friend Doctor Irving’s proposal to work as an overseer on a new plantation in Jamaica. Equiano was not in Jamaica for long before he tired of life there. He sailed back to England and worked for Governor Macnamara for a time. Macnamara wanted Equiano to serve as a missionary in Africa, but the...

  11. Early Slavery; Middle Passage, and Other.

    journey known as the middle passage. This document shows how the experience this commander went through and also the thoughts this man had about slave trade voyage he underwent. Thomas Phillips wanted to be the commander of the Hannibal because of the opportunity to make money. It did not matter of...

  12. Prince Henry the Navigator and Zheng He

    . Henry wanted to spread his religion and focused on gaining allies while Zheng He strived to gain knowledge, trade, and force people to acknowledge Chinese power. In addition, Zheng He actually led these voyages while Henry just funded them. Finally, Portugal largely supported Prince Henry’s...

  13. World History

    Internet Activity- Chapter 23 1. What reason does Columbus give for keeping his journal? What does this reason tell us about his mission on this journey? Christopher Columbus’s determination to keep an account of his voyage was to perform the embassy of Fernando and Isabella. He wanted to...

  14. Henry Hudson

    November 1610, the Discovery became locked in ice in Hudson Bay. The crew wanted to go back to England but Hudson did not. Henry Hudson, his son and 7 other men went out on a small boat and never were heard of again....

  15. Irish-Amercian Journal Entry

    . I did not fully understand why my parents wanted to leave the place we had lived and known all our life until I grew older to learn the famine in our country had lasted another three years, a total of five, killing hundreds of thousands of our people due to starvation (Think Quest, 2009...

  16. Challenger Expedition

    world’s oceans. We will also look at the methods that were used in making those discoveries and made them possible. Finally will see exactly what kind of impact this voyage had on the scientific community. We know that the Challenger did not just hoist their anchors and sail off hoping to find...

  17. Not Wanted on the Voyage

    Not Wanted on the Voyage – Discussion Director Science is the product of freedom of thought and freedom of speech. The ideal world that God had created was for humans to solely follow and believe in Him without any questions or doubts. In the novel Not Wanted on the Voyage, Timothy Findley shows...

  18. Lanne

    always hereditary, so children were born to slaves, voyage from Africa to America. Which was aided by ocean currents, was about half as long as the voyage from Europe to America. European slaves trading nations established posts along the west coast of Africa. So long as they controlled these...

  19. The Truth About Christopher Columbus

    stranded on Jamaica for a year when his ships rotted: no one wanted to travel there from Hispaniola to save him. He was also a cheapskate: after promising a reward to whomever spotted land first on his 1492 voyage, he refused to pay up when sailor Rodrigo de Triana did so, giving the reward to himself...

  20. Dads-Hottie

    The Ending Charlotte get’s off the ship August 17 1832 at the India docks. She met her parents and the voage home was fianally over. In the future, if she goes on another voyage, she plans to be the captain. And there will be another trip on the ocean. Captain Jaggery accuses Charlotte of...

  21. Essays

    explorers brave such dangers? In this reading, you will discover some of the reasons for the Age of Exploration. Then you will learn about the voyages of explorers from Portugal, Spain, and other European countries. You will also learn about the impact of their discoveries on Europe and on the lands...

  22. Ferdinand Magellan

    royal nobility, Magellan was a messenger to Queen Lenor. Magellan’s family consisted of a mother, father, brother and sister. Magellan’s first voyage was at the age of 25. Magellan is most known for being the first man to circumnavigate the globe. Magellan and his 270 crew members sailed westward...

  23. The Desire for Power

    ignited the first voyage to the Indies. Christopher Columbus’ intent in the sea voyage was to find a direct ocean trade route that led Europe to Asia for valuable goods like silk and spices. Unfortunately, although Columbus had previous sea experience and knew that the world was not flat, he had a...

  24. Did the Modern World Originate in Europe During the 15 and 16th Centuries?

    life during the Middle Ages, and thus, when the Renaissance period arrived, the people wanted to appreciate nature and live the way the Greek and Romans did. Therefore, with the ongoing concern towards what people could accomplish to ease their lives, people began to bring their nations back into...

  25. Ferdinand Magellan - Why His Quest Was Epic

    Why His Quest was Epic There are many big quests done back in the voyage days. Epic means a great achievement. Some examples of an epic voyage are Christopher Columbus or Napolean. Although these people made important voyages this one person did what nobody even thought of and is still...

  26. Virgin Suicide

    attempt to convince Ferdinand and Isabella of his intended journey left them with many questions. They did not, however, reject his proposal.3 On the 2nd of August 1492 King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella agreed to sponsor Christopher Columbus on his voyages; Christopher Columbus wanted to find new...

  27. Pilgrim Struggles

    true influence of what we know as the Plymouth Experiment. In from Women and Children First: The Mayflower Pilgrims we see the difficulties that went on in the early pilgrim life style. When the Mayflower set sail in September 1620 on her voyage into history, she carried 102 passengers, of which...

  28. Chapter1 Am His

    the basis of trade with Europe; led to plantations, encouraging slavery • Master paid for voyage and gave food and shelter • Worked 7 years • 100,000 to 150,000 came in 1600’s • Many died • 1607 Thirty tribes ruled by Powhatan, a powerful chief • Settlers wanted...

  29. What Do the Waldseemüller Maps Reveal About European Understandings and Conceptualizations of the World at the Time?

    community had begun to perceive that the world was spherical and that the Earth did not sit “motionless in the center of the universe surrounded by a set of giant revolving concentric spheres” . European countries began to send out explorers because they wanted to find trading partners, acquire riches...

  30. The Odyssey

    chose not to become immortal. On this voyage home he was yet again tempted, but this time it was by the opportunity of fame at the Olympic Games. Odysseus wanted to play in the games, but he resisted his urge to prove his abilities even though he was taunted. He was determined to return home, which...