a bit of fun facts....
- John Cabot was a ship navigator and an experienced mapmaker in the year 1476 around the time in Europe.
-John Cabot made only 2 voyages to the new world
-In 1483, he moved to Bristol England where Columbus reported about the new land
-In 1497, he sailed on the Matthew, and landed in Newfoundland.
-On his second voyage, he found horrible waters and dark forests and never heard from again.
-King Henry VII gave john Cabot the opportunity to sail a real ship.
-he probably reached Baffin island or Newfoundland.
-He had a son called Sebastian Cabot.
-John Cabot joined with the shipping company
-John Cabot sailed to the St Lawrence river, just like Jacques Cartier.
-He migrated to Venice in 1498
-His original name was Giovanni Caboto.
an image of his boat, the Matthew! a big ship.
John Cabot sailed to North America for new land, and he succeeded. If it weren't for him, Europeans would have never heard of Newfoundland or Greenland. A statue was there to admire John Cabot for his major achievement.