Age of Discovery

Age of Discovery

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  • We need ships that can carry lots of weight and go on long trips
  • That's perfect!
  • We can do that. We can also add a stern rudder, use a triangular sail and make a caravel.
  • I offer you a magnetic compass and an astrolabe that will help you achieve greater discoveries.
  • I'll take them both!
  • If cartographers hadn't added ocean currents and longitude lines to maps. We would've never made it here so easily
  • Yes, we wouldn't have been able to see Africa up close.
  • Did you read Marco Polo's book, Travels, when it came out in 1300?
  • Yes, I never knew that there was so much beautiful things out there.
  • With this device you'll be the first European to know where your going.
  • Is that a magnetic compass? I thought we wouldn't make one in a 100 years, and it's only 1311!
  • Welcome class of 1421, to my navigation school here in Sagres, Portugal
  • I can't wait to learn from you Prince Henry!
  • Navigational School
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