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Title: Giovanni DA Verrazano


1
Giovanni DA Verrazano
He explored from1524 to 1528.
2
Life
  • Giovanni da Verrazano was born in 1485 in Italy.
  • His family was wealthy.
  • He became an excellent sailor.
  • He got a good education.
  • Verrazano died in 1528.

3
Exploration
  • His goal was to get to China.
  • He explored New York bay, Newport, Rhode Island,
    Narrows, Coast of Maine, Narragansett bay, Block
    Island, Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic Ocean,
    Pacific Ocean and Guadeloupe.
  • He sponsoring country was France.

4
Map
  • He explored from 1524 to 1528.

5
Encounters with natives and Interesting facts
  • Verrazano encountered the Carib Indians who were
    cannibals.
  • Verrazano was eaten by the Carib Indians.
  • Verrazanos real first name was Samuel.
  • He was the first man to step on New York harbor.
  • He was the only explorer to anchor away from
    shore.

6
Credits
  • http//www.courtyardsundials.co.uk/Astrolabe-OneOf
    fs.html
  • http//www.appliedlanguage.com/flags_of_the_world/
    flag_of_italy.shtml
  • http//members.fortunecity.com/agreeve/seacol.htm
  • http//www.rouen-histoire.com/Verrazano/Expose.htm
  • http//www.answers.com/topic/giovanni-da-verrazzan
    o-1
  • http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carib
  • http//www.pocanticohills.org/explorers/verrazano.
    htm
  • By Brendan Barnes and Tim Pushee
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