Maritime.docx - Maritime Exploration Haley Guarnera Essay Unit 3 C Michelle Brock Date Ferdinand Magellan and Sir Francis Drake both circumnavigated1

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Maritime Exploration Haley Guarnera Essay Unit 3 C. Michelle Brock Date September 19, 2017 Ferdinand Magellan and Sir Francis Drake both circumnavigated1 around the world. Although Magellan went first and Drake followed in his footsteps. The two faced many problems but also made may discoveries. Although they traveled almost the same path they had their differences. These voyages in the 1500’s created many new things and brought many new discoveries to us. Their ways of handling situations were different and the risk they were willing to take were as well. I will start by writing about Ferdinand Magellan's Voyage that was from 1519 to 1522. One of the five ships of Magellan’s voyage was named Victoria, Victoria voyaged from Spain to the Philippines and returned with spices. Throughout the voyage of Magellan him and the crew were able to discover many things in different places. One big thing was spices, they were mostly used for flavoring and preserving food and also masked the taste of meat that had gone bad, some spices were spices cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and especially black pepper. One of Magellan’s well known crew members was Antonio Pigafetta, a Venetian scholar, he accepted the title of "supernumerary2" and a modest salary. He became an assistant of Magellan and kept an accurate journal. While sailing down the coast of South America Magellan and his crew ran into a few problems. On minor problem was the climate change as they traveled south, the crew had to get used to

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