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Transcript of john cabot
The Italian word Caboto means “ a coastal seaman" which was a common name given to sailors and navigators.
John Cabot second son Sebastain Cabot also sailed to North America and explored the Eastern coastline.
During Cabot' s second voyage the weather was cold and the journey was made difficult by the icebergs. The crew refused to proceed farther North. Cabot had no choice but to turn South along the coast of Greenland.
There is no records of the date or reason for the death of John Cabot, however king Henry VII continued to pay John Cabot until 1499. Therefore some people think Cabot was not lost at the sea but safely returned to England. Others think the income was just to pay his family. RESOURCES 1.http://c85c7a.medialib.glogster.com/media/23/23ffeafe981ac6d35764e080a982b4a67216cde3867d0b922f917fe5b3bb6c1f/cabot-map.gif - map
9. http://www.history-timelines.org.uk/people-timelines/14-john-cabot-timeline.htm WHATCH THIS: Resources Books 1.John Cabot, by Galoldriel Watson, Canada 2005
2.John Cabot, by Tony Bastable, 2004 in North America Resources Pictures 1.http://www.cmhg.gc.ca/cmh/image-20-eng.asp?page_id=17
4.http://www.heritage.nf.ca/exploration/cabot_london.html A deep pink rose was named after John Cabot
Newfoundland has a Cabot Lake, a Cabot Point, and the Cabot Islands
John Cabot University is in Rome
The John Cabot trail on Cape Breton Island is known for its great beauty. INTERESTING FACTS Voyages THE LIFE OF JOHN CABOT John Cabot was born in Genoa, Italy. 1450 1474 John Cabot married a girl named Mattea. John and Mattea had three sons named Ludovico, Sebastiano, and Sancto. 1461 He moved to Bristol, England. 1490 King Henry VII let John Cabot to go towards the west, east, and north' sailing under the English flag. 1496 John Cabot boards his ship, the Matthew, to explore the lands across the Atlantic, hoping to find a Northwest passage. 1497 In the early August he reached Bristol, and he was greeted warmly in Bristol Harbour. The merchants, heard the story of the fish, but were disappointed that he had never found any riches, such as silks, jewels, and spices, but they knew that the fish was an important part of the European diet. Although this happened, King Henry was pleased with him, and gave him an award of 10 pounds. In the year of 1448, John Cabot set off on his second voyage. He and his crew set sail five ships. Once they were caught in a storm, and no one heard from them again. John Cabot moved to Venice with his family. A TIMELINE 1499 He died in 1499, but knowbody knows how.