John Cabot was born in Genoa ,Italy in 1450,
John Cabot worked for a merchant most of his early life.
John Cabot's voyages were sponsored by his home country Italy. His motive was to find a new route to Asia to claim land for Europe. He wanted to take part in the trade of silks and spices that he saw people bring from Asia.
Johns main voyage was from Europe to North America. He also traveled part of the Atlantic Ocean and scouted the shore of Greenland.John Cabot also claimed land in Canada thinking it was Asia.