John Cabot

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John Cabot

John Cabot

John Cabot left Bristol, England in search a shorter route to Asia; however, he ended up in Canada. He claimed the new land in the name of England.

He explored Canada mistaking it for Asia.

The goal of his exploration was to get a shorter route to Asia by going North.

Making it back to England to report his sucess he departs again but never making it back to England. Some say that he was shipwrecked on the way back to America. Some also say that he fell ill on his way back home to England.

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The impact of John Cabot's journey was to show oppertunity outside of Europe and Asia. It also showed that there was other land to be found. After his expedition it lead to the age of exploration.

He explored for 2 years.From 1497-1499.


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