• Magellan's crew was the first to circumnavigate the world.
  • Magellan died on an island in a battle with the natives before returning home.
  • Was Portuguese but he sailed for Spain.
  • Magellan named the pacific ocean pacific because it looked calm and pacific means peaceful.
  • When Magellan left Spain he had 5 ships.
  • He left in September 1519.
  • When he returned he only had 1 ship of the original 5.
  • He did not survive the journey,but he proved that you could sail west and end up in the east.


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magellan before his voyage












sources:social studies textbook and our humongus brains.

by:will and clara