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Around the World with Ferdinand Magellan


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1. Circumnavigating the globe is a huge accomplishment. What is an accomplishment you want to achieve in your lifetime?

2. How did Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition impact the world?

3. What are some of the positives and negatives of exploration?


Students will be able to compare and contrast the causes and effects of exploration and expansion by researching events throughout history (i.e. European exploration & the Age of Discovery, Pilgrims coming to America, Spanish colonization and missions, and westward expansion and the relocation of American Indian groups) to complete a Venn diagram and answer analysis questions.

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