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    Heidi {giovanni-da-verrazzano.jpg} Giovanni
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    Giovanni was an Italian from Florence, Italy born in 1485. Though it was not the intended mission, he and his crew landed in America in 1524. They landed in the New York Harbor (shown below) and were the first Italians and possibly the first men to set foot in the New York Harbor. The King of France (flag shown below), King Francois I, wanted to find
    a Northwestern sea passage to China, claim new land, and capture Spanish ships. The King favored Italian sailors and specifically chose Giovanni because he was known widely for his great sailing ability. Be {flag_of_france.gif} Flag of Francefore he set sail for the New World,in 1522 he captured a Spanish treasure ship sent from Mexico,by Hernando Cortes, to King Charles V of Spain. The value of the gold found on the ship was worth two million dollars. His main route was across the Atlantic to Middle and North America. There were four ships La Pensee, La Dauphine (shown at bottom of page), La Normande, and (name not found) that started the journey, but two shipwrecked, one vanished, and only one returned. Upon
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  2. page Giovanni da Verrazano edited Kaylee Heidi {giovanni-da-verrazzano.jpg} Giovanni ... (shown on right) rightdeez nutz) Gio…
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    Heidi {giovanni-da-verrazzano.jpg} Giovanni
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    (shown on right)rightdeez nutz)
    Giovanni was an Italian from Florence, Italy born in 1485. Though it was not the intended mission, he and his crew landed in America in 1524. They landed in the New York Harbor (shown below) and were the first Italians and possibly the first men to set foot in the New York Harbor. The King of France (flag shown below), King Francois I, wanted to find
    {Giovanni.jpg} This is where he went on his journeyaa Northwestern sea
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    sailing ability. Be {flag_of_france.gif} Flag of France BeforeFrancefore he set
    returning to France on July 8, 1524, he claimed the New World.
    {http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e7/Verrazzano.jpg/800px-Verrazzano.jpg} statue of Giovanni in Chianti,Italyclick on the photo for link
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    Central American passagepa
    {Giovanni.jpg} This is where he went on his journey
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    to the
    {http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQX7B_8VmqeOxZ1fY9Wt2H5I7iAoRUuoQKt6WZqDEqcgpfk3psHxg} 1500 Version of the New World
    {http://e-ducation.net/scientists/verrazano_179w.jpg} One of Giovanni's ships
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