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Unformatted text preview: was in the East Indies, the islands off the coast of India • Explore islands (tribute) • 4 voyages – became “Admiral of the Ocean Sea;” “Admiral of Spain” wasn’t enough; became part of the nobility; • Colonization (1000) – about 1000 Spanish travel along on the 4 voyages & begin to colonize the regions traveled to • Transatlantic slavery – Indians to Europe; Africans to New World • Amerigo Vespucci – though Columbus had discovered this new land; it was not named after it; Amerigo Vespucci was really the one who understood what Columbus had done; it wasn’t enough to simply discover the place, you had to know what u were discovering • New World *Astrolabe; Caravel...
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- Spring '11
- History, Amerigo Vespucci