Essays Tagged: "Ferdinand Magellan"


ers all of Peru and part of ChileCHILE was first discovered in 1520 by a Portuguese navigator named Ferdinand Magellan, who sailed under the flag of Spain. It was not until 1536 that CHILE was explore ...

(3 pages) 158 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Sceptical Argument. Can it be defended, perhaps in a limited form?

l call 'new' knowledge for want of a better description. Did the fact that in the sixteenth century Ferdinand Magellan managed to not fall off the edge of the Earth cohere with current knowledge or ex ...

(8 pages) 143 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Exploration and Empires to America from foreign countries.

the United States. They also founded missions and other settlements in the West and South.-In 1517, Ferdinand Magellan a Portuguese navigator, asked King Charles I of Spain to sponsor a voyage to Asia ...

(6 pages) 104 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Ferdinand Magellan and Leonardo De Vinci.

Leonardo Da Vinci and Ferdinand MagellanLeonardo Da Vinci and Ferdinand Magellan lived in lives that were both very simila ... eaching new achievements scientifically and artistically. He painted and sculpted to ensure his job.Ferdinand Magellan accomplished his first significant feat at age 12 when he was 12 years old and pa ... thinker became three different things at once.If I go the chance to either be Leonardo Da Vinci or Ferdinand Magellan I would have chosen to be Leonardo just for my own personal reasons and more. I w ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

US History I Review for mid term. Lot of info from Columbus Days to the New America (1787).

us- Spain -went ashore on a small island in the BahamasVasco de balboa- Spain -expeditions to panamaFerdinand Magellan- Spain- first to circumnavigate the world, he died on the wayPedro cabral- Portug ...

(12 pages) 140 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Biography of Ferdinand Magellan (plus some extra review questions!!)

Biography of Ferdinand MagellanFerdinand Magellan was born in a noble family in Operto, Portugal in 1480, which w ... between Magellan's voyage. The Portuguese King Emanuel was furious to hear that his former subject, Ferdinand Magellan was going to go on a voyage to find a new trade route to the Spice Islands. The P ...

(5 pages) 32 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This is a french creative writing task on where one would travel to if he or she was to leave his or her city.

je loyerais un grand navire avec un petit equipage. De Cape Verde, je reconstituerais le voyage de Ferdinand Magellan. Il a manoeuré à Cape Town en 1522. Quand je atteindrais Cape Town, ... C'est très difficile! Avant de retourner à Edmonton, je voudrais tenter l'ambition de Ferdinand Magellan: je ferrais la circumnavigation du monde! Cependant, ce sera pour une autre redaction!

(1 pages) 27 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

What was the motivation for the Europeans to explore? Gold God and Glory.

nd this led to the next big motivation, Glory.Glory was the goal of most explorers. People like Ferdinand Magellan and John Cabot sailed for glory. When they saw new land they mapped, and named i ...

(1 pages) 38 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Contribution to European Expansion

India was given to Portugal as well.The Spanish country came into great unity after the marriage of Ferdinand of Argon and Isabelle Castile. In 1492 Columbus led three ships from Cadiz in search of a ... the Pacific Ocean in Panama in 1513, claiming everything touched by the Pacific Ocean for the king. Ferdinand Magellan led a Spanish expedition that sailed around the world. Although Magellan died in ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Biography of Ferdinand Magellan (including sources).

Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who sailed for Spain. He is the first person to success ... n renounced his nationality and went to Spain where he changed his name from Fernao de Magalhaes to Ferdinand Magellan.Magellan reached Seville, the Spanish capital, on October 20th, 1517. With the he ... n September 6th, 1522, almost exactly three years after having begun the voyage.Sources:Explorers - Ferdinand MagellanAuthor: Jon NoonanPublication Date: 1993(Great Explorations) Ferdinand Magellan: F ...

(5 pages) 17 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan was born in 1480 in Portugal. He lived with his father Don Roy de Magalhas, a nob ... ldhood living in a manor house in the northern region of Portuguese region of Minho. At age twelve, Ferdinand was chosen to be a page at the court of Queen Leonora. At the court, he made a life long e ... he king was assassinated and Magellan's life long enemy, Duke Manuel became the new king.At age 25, Ferdinand decided to join the military expedition to India. He did so well in the army, that eh was ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"A World Lit Only By Fire"by William Manchester: What was the life like during the medieval period? Support with specific examples.

m. Drought, floods and many more natural disasters made the life during medieval period even harder.Ferdinand Magellan, a great sailor, sailed across the world to prove that the world is round. This, ...

(7 pages) 29 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Philippines

ars ago. They lived in scattered communities and traded and fished. The Spanish period started when Ferdinand Magellan claimed the chain of islands for Spain . Following the arrival of Spanish forces, ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Book Review on Ferdinand Magellan "Over the edge of the world" by Laurence Bergreen

In Over the Edge of the World, Laurence Bergreen portrays Ferdinand Magellan as a determined explorer who made one of the most daring and important discoverie ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Glacier National Park

were ancestors of tribes that still live in the area. When the first European explorers, said to be Ferdinand Magellan and shipmates, arrived in the region in 1520, there were many tribes already livi ...

(12 pages) 40 1 4.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Traditions and Encounters Chapter 28 Transoceanic Encounters and Global Connections Outline

Spain claiming he found Indies. Had 3 more voyages to there. Began crazy interaction with Americas.Ferdinand Magellan(Fernao de Magalhaes)- Led the first circumnavigation of the world. Was a Portugue ... alandDates1394-1460: life of Prince HenryAugust 1492: Columbus’s first voyage leaves1519-1522: Ferdinand Magellan’s circumnavigation of the worldOtherMotives of Sea Exploration:Portugal- Lan ...

(2 pages) 2089 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History