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Transcript of Giovanni Caboto
Caboto traveled to Bristol, England with his family
left England and set sailed to find faster route to Asia for trade purposes.
GIOVANNI CABOTO A.K.A. JOHN CABOT
BY KELLY AND QUEENIE
Giovanni Caboto a.k.a. John Cabot
born earlier than year of 1450
raised in the city of Gaeta, Italy.
very experienced map maker.
married woman named Mattea
had 3 sons Ludovico, Sebastion, Santco.
Caboto sailed to shore of Canada
share his " new found land"
Canada's Newfoundland came to be
1497 began return journey.
moved to Seville, Spain
was contracted to build bridge over Guadalquivir river
5 months working on bridge, city government stopped funding for program
Caboto and crew members of ship Matthew, landed in Bristol, England
succeeded great fame and glory
was given prize of £10 for having "found the new isle"
King Henry VII agree a pension of £20 a year.
This is Giovanni Caboto
a.k.a. John Cabot.
This is Giovanni Caboto's ship Matthew
Caboto moved to Venice , Italy
in his twenties with his family
Giovanni Caboto established as maritime merchant
was respected member of community
also helped parents with family spice business.
This is a map of Venice.
Giovanni granted wish to explore islands and countries east, west and north of England under English flag from King Henry VII.
This is King Henry VII.
traveling to Greenland,were many ice bergs
made journey difficult
made it through ocean to Greenland.
This is a map of Greenland.
Did you know...
Giovanni Caboto was born on the year
about 1450. He passed away on 1499. He
lived for approximately 49 years.
Caboto was bested known for making a British claim to land in Canada, mistaking
it for Asia during his voyage of 1497 on his
One of Giovanni Caboto's famous sayings were "Sayled in this tracte so farre towarde the weste, that the Ilande of Cuba bee on my lefte hande, in manere in the same degree of longitude."
Therefore, Giovanni Caboto, a.k.a.
John Cabot, was a fantastic Italian explorer. He discovered many new
islands and countries such as Newfoundland, Canada. Giovanni
achieved a lot from his travels. He met
many great people such as King
Henry VII and Christopher Columbus.
Even though Caboto lived a shorter
life than the usual person at 49 years of age, he did many things to have a
magnificent life. After all, Caboto
was a extraordinary Italian
explorer. He was one
of the best!
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LISTENING TO OUR PRESENTATION ABOUT GIOVANNI CABOTO A.K.A. JOHN CABOT!
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