John Cabot By gunnar l

John Cabot was born in Genoa, Italy in 1450. He was a merchant before being a explorer.

John Cabot was sponsored by King Henry the VII of Spain. John Cabot wanted to find trade routes to Asia.

John Cabot went on 4 voyages to the New World. The map shows his voyages and how he got to the New World. John Cabots sail routes all started from the United Kingdom/Ireland. They all went to the New World. He came back with different routes.


The impact of John Cabots exploration was good he got land for King Henry the VII but did not find trade routes to Asia and John Cabot got gratitude from King Henry the VII.

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