Magellan The Great Conquer by: Arado, Reñel Joseph T. Magellan, as we all know is one of the greatest traveler of mankind he lead the first expedition to the pacific to find the spice island which is located at Jakarta, Indonesia. But first let us take a look on the life of Magellan before he becomes the greatest traveler. Magellan was born either in the city of Porto or in Sabrosa, circa 1480. Since childhood Magellan has been studying mapmaking and navigation like he’s been born to be a traveler. Magellan studied at Queen Leonora's School of Pages in Lisbon where is showed interest in cartography, astronomy, and celestial navigation. Magellan had a wife named María Caldera Beatriz Barbosa they had two children Rodrido de Magalhães and Carlos de Magalhães however both died at a very young age. Because of Magellan’s passion for travelling and well-educated man, Magellan manage to board different expedition departing from Spain. One of the expeditions that he joined was the De Almeida Expedition where he accompanied De Almeida who was named the Viceroy of India. De Almeida had a fleet of twenty heavily-armed ships, and they sacked Islamic settlements and established towns and forts in north-eastern Africa along the way. But despite all of his service to Portugal he was falsely accused of trading illegally with the Moors, he returned to Portugal in disgrace and every expedition that he joined was withheld by the king. Magellan has no choice, with high confidence and the desire to go around the world and discover a new world, Magellan offers his skills to the king of Spain. Ferdinand Magellan studied all of the most recent navigation charts. He learned a lot from from the mistakes and discoveries of several other explorers; Christopher Columbus's who discovered North America and Vasco Núñez de Balboa's march across the Panamanian isthmus to the Pacific Ocean. These two expeditions served as a
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HIS/458 - History of Human Discovery
Since the time of Christopher Columbus’ voyages in 1492 through 1503, many explorers were….
globe performed by Portuguese native Ferdinand Magellan, people might still believe that the world is flat. Magellan is very much responsible for a good part of what we know about the world we live in.
First Circumnavigation of the Globe, begun in 1519, was an attempt to prove that the Moluccas were actually property of Spain. Finding a route between the Moluccas and Spanish Peru would be argument enough for ownership of the islands. Ferdinand Magellan set out on this voyage with five ships, but the….
Ferdinand Magellan was an explorer who wanted to get to the Spice Islands sailing west instead of east. He was the first to circumnavigate the globe. Magellan wanted to get to the Spice Islands and prove that they were not far from the new world colonies in doing so, Spain could claim the islands. In completing the task, he gained profit and knowledge first for Spain then himself and he would have had more possibilities to explore if he had not died. Ferdinand Magellan was born in Portugal….
Ferdinand Magellan was born circa 1480 in Sabrosa, Portugal. His father was Dom Ruy Magellan, a nobleman and sheriff. He was married to Donha Alda De Mesquite. He was born Fernão de Magalhães, but changed it later. Ferdinand Magellan had 2 siblings: a sister named Isabel and a brother named Diago De Souse.
<br>This aspiring explorer and adventurer spent his childhood as a page at the Portuguese court doing errands and chores. He also went to school at a monastery. When he was only 10 years….
Ferdinand Magellan was born in about 1480 as a member of the Portuguese nobility and grew up in the home of the Portuguese Queen. Magellan sailed with Portuguese fleets on multiple voyages to the East Indies. Magellan’s first sail was in 1505 when he sailed around the Cape of Good Hope. After sailing around the Cape of Good Hope, he now knew where to locate spices. Due to the expedition, he also knew where the spices were located according to the line of demarcation established….
Magellan was born around 1480 either at Vila Nova de Gaia, near Porto, in Douro Litoral Province, or at Sabrosa, near Vila Real, in Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro Province, in Portugal. He was the son of Rodrigo de Magalhães, alcaide-mór of Aveiro (1433–1500) (son of Pedro Afonso de Magalhães and wife Quinta de Sousa) and wife Alda de Mesquita and brother of Leonor or Genebra de Magalhães, wife with issue of João Fernandes Barbosa. After the death of his parents during his tenth year he became a….
Ferdinand Magellan was bornabout 1480 in Sabrosa of a noble Portuguese family. His parents, who were members of nobility, died when he was about10 years old. At the age of 12, Magellan became a page to Queen Leanor at the royal court. Such a position commonly served as a means of education for sons of the Portuguese nobility.
At the court, Magellan learned about the voyages of such explorers as Christopher Columbus of Italy and Vasco da Gama of Portugal. He also learned the fundamentalsof navigation….
EXPEDITIONS AFTER MAGELLAN:
1. LOAISA – it was a failure because all members died at sea.
2. CABOT- also a failure because they were attacked by the hostile Indians.
3. SAAVEDRA- The crew touched Ladrones or Guam & reached Mindanao but were driven by winds at Tidore. All the members died at sea.
4. VILLALOBOS –Headed by Ruy Lopez de Villalobos. It was also a failure. He was able to reach Moluccas but was harassed by misfortunes so he died unhappy. It’s only historical significance….
“A Nation to Conquer”
The US government should reinstate the draft because a large part of the populace, millions spent on recruiting and all voluntary force is not adequate. Men and women had poor life with family because the draft took plenty of fathers from their households. Also it was a large population at the time and the military were in need of men to serve. Then in other forms the government spended million of dollars on these men to ensure that they had everything they….
Ferdinand Magellan was born in 1480, in northern Portugal. He was the son to a proud father, Rodrigo de Magalhaes. Sadly, Ferdinand’s parents died when he was a mere ten years old. But in some ways it was for the better. For he had become page to Queen Leonor at the Portuguese royal court because of his heritage. The queen and all her adversaries admired his exploration work in his later years, but that all changed. He lost the favor of the Queen when he left for a voyage without permission. One….