CHAPTER FIVE. EUROPEANS SET SAIL. HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO MOVE?. WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE? HOW WOULD YOU GET THERE? WHAT WOULD YOU EAT?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
I can imagine that I am a Portugal sailor living in Portugal in
the mid 1400s. You are so excited because you have heard about
sailing to new lands and joining an expedition. I can list 3
DANGERS that I think I will endure if I decide to go on this
CHAPTER FIVEEUROPEANSSET SAIL
HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO MOVE?WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE?HOW WOULD YOU
GET THERE?WHAT WOULD YOU EAT?
Now.Imagine that YOU are a Portugal sailor living in the mid
1400s. You are so excited because you have heard about sailing to
new lands and joining an expedition
OPEN YOUR AMERICA PAST AND PROMISE TO p. R17
Can you think of 3 DANGERS that you might endure if you decide
to go on this voyage?
DANGER!DANGER # 1: dangers endured crossing the Atlantic on boat
(death, disease, ect.)
DANGER #2: Lack of food, shelter, etc
DANGER #3: Enemies? Who will they encounter once they get
WOULD YOU STAY OR WOULD YOU GO?1. Many would take chance at
religious freedom 2. freedom of persecution from government or
better opportunities might entice them to go even though there are
WAS COLUMBUS THE FIRST TO FIND THE NEW WORLD?
WHO WERE THE FIRST EUROPEANS TO MAKE CONTACT WITH NORTH
WHO WERE THE VIKINGS?PEOPLE THAT CAME FROM: Scandinavia,
Denmark, Norway, SwedenUsed ships called longships the ship
actually curved at both ends.
Founded Iceland and Greenland
WHO WAS THERE?LIEF ERIKSON (SON OF ERIK THE RED)In 1000, he was
sailing west from Norway to Greenland when a strong wind storm blew
his ship off course and carried his ship all the way to the North
A couple hundred years later in PORTUGAL in the 1400sHenry the
NavigatorHe ended up building an observatory and founded a school
of navigation to teach better methods of sailing. He also PAID for
expeditions to explore the west coast of Africa.
One example of the innovations was a very special ship called
the caravel it became the work-horse of many European sailors.
WHY WOULD EUROPEANS WANT TO EXPLORE UNCHARTERED TERRITORY?1.
ASIAN SPICES.2. They wanted to be able to by spices and other goods
directly and bypass the merchants3. Christians in Europe wanted to
convert more people to their faith4. Many Europeans had become
interested in Asian culture.5.FIND NEW TRADE ROUTES
Portuguese navigator Bartolommeo Dias founded Cape of Good Hope
Another Portuguese explorer named Vasco de Gama also made many
HOW CAN I RELATE THIS TO YOU?WELLWHY WOULD YOU WANT TO MOVE
OUT?NO CURFEWNO BEDTIMEYOU MAKE THE RULESBUY THE KIND OF FOOD YOU
WANT5. WATCH WHATEVER T.V. SHOWS YOU WANT
CAUSES OF THE DISCOVERY OF A SEA ROUTE TO ASIA
1. Financial backing from Prince Henry the Navigator2.
Technology (caravel and mariners astrolabe)
3. Trade with Asia and financial gain4. Converting people to
EFFECTS OF THE DISCOVERY OF A SEA ROUTE TO ASIA
1. Discovery of a sea route to Asia2. Face-to-face contact with
traders in distant lands3. Awareness of different cultures and ways
I can list some major RESULTS of Portugals explorations. #1
Start of the Atlantic Slave Trade#2 Sailors negotiated for gold,
ivory and slaves
#3 Slave trade devastated African communities
#4 Led to increase warfare among kingdoms and broke up many
#5 Brought much wealth to Portugal
IF YOU HAD TO GUESSWHAT EFFECT DO YOU THINK EUROPEAN EXPLORATION
WILL HAVE ON AFRICANS AND NATIVE AMERICANS?
THE BIG IDEA1. VIKINGS FOUNDED NORTH AMERICA2. COLUMBUS DID NOT
DISCOVER NORTH AMERICA FIRST!3.EXPLORATION BROUGHT ABOUT MANY GOOD
AND BAD THINGS!4. SLAVERY STARTED WELL BEFORE AMERICA WAS EVER
DISCOVERED5. WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE DONE?WHAT DO I DO NOW?STAND UP AND
STRETCH! SIT DOWNPLACE BOOK IN BASKET UNDER DESKOPEN BINDER TO
EUROPEANS SET SAIL PACKETTAKE OUT PEN/PENCIL AND HIGHLIGHTER USE
YOUR EUROPEANS SET SAIL PACKET TO ANSWER QUESTIONS (1-20)NO NEED
FOR COMPLETE SENTENCES!IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION RAISE YOUR
HAND!TALKING IS NOT AN OPTION!TIME IS PASSING ARE YOU???????