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1 Chapter 1 Section 3 Early European Explorers P. 3/ P. 39 A.Sequencing Events As you read about the age of exploration, take notes to answer questions about events listed in the time line Why didn’t the Portuguese king agree to do so? His advisers said Columbus had miscalculated distance to Asia 2. Why did the Spanish rulers like Columbus’s plan? 1483 Columbus asks the king of Portugal to pay for his voyage Columbus goes to Spain to ask for financial help Bartolomeu Diaz rounds the southern tip of Africa and turns back. 3.Who convinced Dias to turn back?

2 Chapter 1 Section 3 Early European Explorers P. 3/ P. 39 A.Sequencing Events As you read about the age of exploration, take notes to answer questions about events listed in the time line Why didn’t the Portuguese king agree to do so? His advisers said Columbus had miscalculated distance to Asia 2. Why did the Spanish rulers like Columbus’s plan? They wanted a share of Asian trade Isabella wanted to spread Christianity 1483 Columbus asks the king of Portugal to pay for his voyage Columbus goes to Spain to ask for financial help Bartolomeu Diaz rounds the southern tip of Africa and turns back. 3.Who convinced Dias to turn back? His crew

3 4. What people did Columbus encounter on the first island, and what did he name them? Tanio/ Indians 5. What did Columbus do after he returned to Spain? Wrote to Spanish rulers Went to court to report about voyage 1492 Columbus sails west and lands on a Caribbean island Columbus returns to Spain.. 6.How did Portugal benefit from his voyage? Took control of valuable spice trade 1498 Vasco da Gama sails around Africa and then east to India. 7. What did Columbus die believing? He had reached Asia Columbus dies. B. Analyzing Causes Explain the mistakes that Columbus made in his plans for his journey to Asia. Underestimated the size of the Earth and the distance to Asia


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