John Cabot Essays and Term Papers

  • John Cabot

    John Cabot (1450 – 1499) John Cabot, also known as Giovanni Caboto was born in Italy in 1450. He was the son Guilo Caboto, a spice merchant in Genoa. In 1461, John Cabot and his family moved to Venice where he learned sailing and navigation from Italian seaman and merchants while helping his family...

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  • Civil War

    Hey you, ya you ! Do you know who John Cabot is? He was a sailor of course !But was he a great sailor? The mystery of the Great Cabot remains locked. Read on to unlock the mysteries of John Cabot. It all started in 1450 the year Jhohn Cabot was born. His real name is Giovanni Cabato. His...

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  • History

    John Cabot was supposedly born into a Roman Catholic family in Genoa, Italy around 1450. He was a trader in the Middle East. He moved to England in 1484 with his wife Mattea and three sons, Ludovico, Sebastiano, and Sancto and learned how to be a seaman (a low placement in the navy). He later made commercial...

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  • John Cabot

    Name and origins Cabot's birthplace is in Italy. In Italian he is known today as Giovanni Caboto, in English as John Cabot, in French as Jean Cabot, and in Spanish as Juan Caboto. The non-Italian forms reflect references to him in the related 15th-century documents. Only one set of documents has been...

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  • John Cabot

    that the famous explorer John Cabot died. He died mysteriously, no one really knowing when, where, or how he died. He was born in Genoa, Italy in 1450. His name was actually Giovanni Caboto, but he would be remembered by the English translation, John Cabot. In 1476, Cabot lived in Venice, Italy,...

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  • cabot

    went on a voyage with John Cabot. It was his 2nd voyage. The name of the ship is called Matthew. He got name from his wife name Mattea.The ship is super small. We all so go superfast because of its size. It weighs 50 tons. There were only 20 crew members including me. John Cabot is a really nice guy....

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  • John Cabot

    John Cabot was an Italian navigator and explorer who is popularly credited as the modern discoverer of Canada, or at least the region that would become that nation. In 1497, he set sail from Bristol on his ship the Matthew looking for a sea route to Asia. He ended up in the North American mainland, he...

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  • John Cabot's Biography

    John Cabot (known as Giovanni Caboto in Italy) was a great Italian navigator and explorer. He was probably born in Genoa, Italy around 1450, but he moved to Venice and that is where he most likely learned toLsail. In 1484, he moved again, this time to Bristol in England. That's when he decided to...

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  • apush

    disappointed man in result of his mismanagement. My second explorer who I thought had an influence on America with his exploration is John Cabot. John Cabot, in Italian Giovanni Caboto, was born in Genoa, Although a citizen of Venice, he obtained letters-patent from Henry VII of England in 1496...

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  • W HIST A (EOC) Unit 4: The Early Modern World – Part I

    biblical philosophies again. Event: John Cabot and Amerigo Vespucci explore the Americas. Cause John Cabot explored to find new land, find riches and spices. Vespucci learned the Earth was larger and Asia was smaller than most believed. Effect The English made John Cabot a hero. America was named for...

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  • From the 'Diary'

    John Cabot Well, I’ve finally done it. I have crossed the Atlantic Ocean and reached Newfoundland, Asia. I, John Cabot, hereby claim this land for England in 1497. [One year later] I and heading to find Japan. I am quite positive I will succeed. Note: Cabot had actually reached Newfoundland, Canada...

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  • Explorers of the Carribean

    explorer established St Johns, Newfoundland | Juan Ponce de Leon | Spanish | 1460 - 1521 | First European explorer to set foot in Florida | Sir Richard Grenville | English | 1542 - 1591 | Voyages to Virginia and Roanoke Island and the Azores by this famous explorer | Sir John Hawkins | English | 1532...

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  • Crash

    in one of the first scenes, Rick and Jean Cabot, who are white, are carjacked by Anthony and Peter, who are black. Jean attributes the carjacking to the skin color of the two men: she believes that they carjacked her because they are black. When the Cabots are home, it seems that there is little equity...

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  • My Notes

    •Remember most employers like: people who listen, people who answer questions with examples, people who come prepared and people who appear confident. John Cabot was most likely born in Italy, sometime around the year 1450. In Italy, he is referred to as Giovanni Caboto. Not much is known about his early life...

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  • Crash

    Maggie Fitzgerald, played by Hillary Swank, Eddie ‘Scrap Iron’ Dupris, played by Morgan Freeman from Million Dollar Baby and Jean Cabot, played by Sandra Bullock, Officer John Ryan, played by Matt Dillion, Farhad played by Shaun Toub, Anthony, played by Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges and finally Peter, played...

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  • Cabot

    Cabot's birthplace and name are both controversial. In Italy he is known today as Giovanni Caboto, in Spain as Juan Caboto and in England as John Cabot. The Spanish and English forms are not wrong as such, they merely reflect the way contemporary 15th-century documents described him. As for the way he...

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  • The Life of Henry Cabot Lodge

    The Life of Henry Cabot Lodge The Life of political mastermind, Henry Cabot Lodge, was a life full of political conflict, and intrigue. Born on May 12th 1850, Henry Cabot Lodge will later be remembered as a Senator from Massachusetts, and was best known for his battles with President Woodrow Wilson...

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  • Four West European Explores That Traveled to the New World.

    New World. {draw:frame} {draw:frame} Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 5/20/1506 Jacques Cartier (12/31/1491 – 9/1/1557) {draw:frame} John Cabot_ (c. 1450 – c. 1498)_ Pedro Álvares Cabral_ (c. 1468 – c.1520)_ The race to find new spice and travel routes spurred a very exciting time...

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  • Racism, Prejudice and Stereotype Comparison Between Film "Crash" and "So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans"

    uses descriptive words to show the intensity of his feelings towards the assumptions made about Mexicans. In the movie Crash, there is a part where John Ryan, a clearly racist cop, interacting with Shaniqua, who holds a superior position in an insurance company. The dispute happens when she denies his...

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  • AP US History Unit 01 - 1600-1763 Exploration

    destroyed the empire in 1531. John Cabot: Explorer sent by Henry VII in 1497 who explored and claimed Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and the Grand Banks for England. Cabot was originally sent by Henry in violation of the treaty of Tordesillas to find a direct route to Asia. Cabot, like Columbus thought he had...

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