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Maps

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Katy Mombourquette

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Transcript of Maps

The Importance of Maps In Renaissance Exploration
"GETTING WHERE YOU NEED TO GO IS THE EASIEST THING IN THE
WORLD
"

Christopher Columbus was looking for Asia...
...But instead he found the Caribbean.
...But he got stuck in the ice and his crew mutinied.
Why did these explorers fail?
Henry Hudson was looking for a northern route to Asia...
As explorers explored, maps became more accurate
Successful circumnavigation!
by Katy, John, Matteo, and Nathan.
Out of the seven means and motivations, maps were the most important.
1. Lack of Maps Led To Failed Expeditions:
This is why.
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Hudson's route
Explorers could study maps and plan routes.
icebound
Hudson's route; stuck in ice
2. Maps save
,
,
(frustration)
planned route
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3. Evolution of maps resulted in the ability to circumnavigate the
"GETTING WHERE YOU NEED TO GO IS THE EASIEST THING IN THE WORLD"*
*WHEN YOU HAVE A GOOD MAP
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