-calculated the exact size of the earth (24.000 miles)
In the year 1421 what was the first ocean going ship? and which one was the most succsesful for long vogayes?
1) the caravel
2) the caravel redondo
What society did the Iroquis have?
What were Prince Henry's (the naviagtor) four goals?
1) increase the power portugal by territorial possession. 2) Benefit economically from the African Coast 3) Spread Christianity 4) Reach Asia
Where was Henry from?
What did columbus believe about the world and why? What effect did this have later on?
Columbus thought that the world was only 18.000 miles because he had the wrong map. This led to him thinking that he could reach China by going west and later discovered what is now know as the caribbean and the Americas.