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Amerigo Vespucci

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Brendan Whitten

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Amerigo Vespucci
By: Brendan Whitten
About Vespucci
Vespucci was an Italian sailor that was born on March 9 1451. He didn't believe that Columbus found Asia.
You made it to the top

The info came from the Internet and my S S book
Vespucci's travels
Vespucci's Achievments
1)A German mapmaker named Martian Waldseemuller published a map that included South America.

2)He named it for Amerigo Vespucci, calling it America.

3)Later, the word America was also applied to the land that is North America.
Vespucci's Obstacles
1)So in 1499 Vespucci sailed south of where Columbus landed.
2)Two years later, he sailed down the coast of South America.
3)Vespucci looked for signs that he was in Asia but none of Marco Polo's descriptions matched up.
4)He started to think Earth was bigger than they thought.

On his voyages, Vespucci faced an unidentified illness on his malaria.
It is cold up here
And Thank You
Why he became an explorer
1)Vespucci became an explorer because he had the education to become an explorer for Portugal and Spain.

Vespucci's Death
Vespucci died on February
22, 1512

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