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John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) was an Italian navigator and explorer who is commonly credited as one of the first early modern Europeans to discover the North American mainland, in 1497. This lesson introduces students to Cabot as an explorer, and as an explorer, and discusses Cabot's motivations, obstacles, achievements, and his sponsor.
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