Amerigo Vespucci  

By: Trevor Reece

Life and Achievments:

1. Born on March, 9, 1451 in Florence Italy.

2. First Voyage when he was 24.

3. Had adventured on 4 voyages.

4. Affiliated with merchants that traded with Christopher Columbus.

5. Rich from banking with medici's

6. America's are named after Amerigo Vespucci.

7. Went into a large banking business.

8. Gathered supplies for Christopher Columbus.

How Amerigo Vespucci had a impact on the world today:

America was named after him. And he supported exploration causes and explored some himself.

Digital Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amerigo_Vespucci

http://www.biography.com/people/amerigo-vespucci-9517978

http://www.history.com/topics/exploration/amerigo-vespucci

http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi43.htm

http://www.biography.com/people/amerigo-vespucci-9517978#synopsis

https://www.google.com/search?q=pictures+of+amerigo+vespucci&rlz=1CASMAE_enUS602US602&es_sm=122&tbm=isch&imgil=fqeUj23q9FBykM%253A%253B2g9xXRQInUojEM%253Bhttp%25253A%25252F%25252Fcollierexplorers3.weebly.com%25252Fvespucci.html&source=iu&pf=m&fir=fqeUj23q9FBykM%253A%252C2g9xXRQInUojEM%252C_&usg=__OcRru7ZGKP2whZozMebg8c5BKa0%3D&biw=1366&bih=677&ved=0CD4Qyjc&ei=EXP0VI-CL8KTyAT02YG4Cg&safe=active&ssui=on

Pictures and Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-3McMaFZN8

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