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    In the late 1400’s and all the way to the mid 1700’s, the way we look at our planet changed drastically. Ferdinand Magellan set out on September 20, 1519 to find the Spice Islands for Spain. Magellan discovered the Strait of Magellan at the southern tip of Argentina. He crossed through the Strait and found an ocean which he named the Pacific Ocean. Though he died on an island, Magellan is credited as being the first man to circumnavigate the world. Ferdinand Magellan and his expedition to find the Spice Islands changed the world of exploration and changed our understanding of the Earth forever. Magellan was born in the year 1480 but his exact birthday is unknown. He was born into small noble family in northern Portugal. When he and…

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    Henry Smith Research Paper Ferdinand Magellan Introduction Paragraph: Thesis Ferdinand Magellan was a very effective leader. Magellan was a smart man who always knew what to do, he was able to make the hard choices in tough situations, and he cared for his crew members and their well-being. Background Information Magellan was born in 1480 into a wealthy Portuguese family, but it was not for Portugal that he set forth on his famous around the world expedition, it was for Spain. In 1517…

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    Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese sea captain sailing for Spain who led the voyage around globe. However their goal was not to circumnavigate the Earth, but find a westward route to the Spice Islands, also known as the Moluccas. Along they had to overcome many obstacles in order to achieve this goal. Sadly, Magellan did not personally reach that goal, but his crew that was led by Juan Sebastian Elcano did. Magellan and his crew departed on August 10, 1519. With the horribly inaccurate…

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    Ferdinand Magellan Ferdinand Magellan was one of the top 20 European explorers. Magellan went on pretty cool adventures. He also saw some crazy animals and fish. The things that Ferdinand discovered are very important. I have learned some weird stuff about Magellan and his family, adventures, and the crazy animals that he saw. Ferdinand had five siblings, two sisters and three brothers. His brothers were Diogo de Sousa, Aires de Magalhães, and Duarte de Sousa. His sisters names are…

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    countries then sent their fleets to go and find trade routes. The navigator that I have chosen to discuss about is Ferdinand Magellan. Ferdinand Magellan was born in Portugal in 1480 . He sailed for both Spain and Portugal. During his time with the Portuguese he took part in expedition to India and other expeditions around Africa showing his allegiance to the King manual of Portugal spending eight years trying to create a permanent Portuguese presence in India. In an expedition to Morocco he…

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    Ferdinand Magellan was a well-known figure in the Philippine History. He was a Portuguese explorer who gives Spain their fame because of his expedition looking for westward route to Moluccas that result to the first circumnavigation of the Earth. With the consent of the King of Spain, Magellan then with five ships and more than 300 men began their voyage. As Magellan’s trip landed in the Philippines, he met Rajah Humabon of Cebu and became friend with him. Humabon then embraced Christianity as…

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    Have you ever wondered who the first person to sail around the whole world was? If so, his name was Ferdinand Magellan, who was one of the greatest sailors/explorers ever to live. He was the first to cross the Pacific Ocean in the year of 1519, and was one of the best sailors to come from Portugal. Magellan’s voyage showed that you could reach Asia by traveling the Pacific. He also named it the Pacific Ocean. Ferdinand was born in Sabrosa, Portugal in 1480 to a noble set of parents. It was at a…

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    Ferdinand Magellan, who was known for being the first European to circumnavigate the earth, heavily impacted how Europeans viewed the world. With the findings of Magellan and his crew, people began to realize that the world was much bigger than they had originally thought, and the world was round. In 1480, Rui de Magalhães and Alda de Mesquita gave birth to Magellan in Portugal. When he was younger, Magellan learned many important skills, such as hunting, fighting, and reading the stars, in…

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    Ferdinand Magellan was born Sabrosa, Portugal in 1428. Searching for money and glory, Magellan’s brave and ambitious trip around the world gave the Europeans with far more than just spices. Although the trip west from Europe to the east via the Strait of Magellan had been discovered and mapped, the journey was way too long and dangerous to become a clever and hostile-free route to the Spice Islands. Still, European geographic knowledge was expanded mostly by Magellan’s explorations. He found not…

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    for starters, it is certainly possible, since Europe, containing many great countries, is leading the world even today with top notch economies and companies. This was during the 15th century. It is also necessary to look at how many inventions and studies that were done in this region, because of both exploration, and “enlightenment”. This is important to mention because of the many factors that make Europe how it is today. Going forward, this is going to be a 5 paragraph-long essay that…

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