Age of Discoverer

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Age of Discoverer

Christopher columbus was born in Genoa, Italy in 1451. He was a navigator who sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a route to Asia , but achieved fame by making landfall in the Americas instead

Important Events1607: the first was founded at Jamestown, Virginia1620: The Pilgrim Fathers founded the second colony of the Plymouth settlement.

Reasons why Europeans came to Americas1. Trading2.Better living3. Ambicious and Adventure4. Problem with justice5. Religious reasons

AGE OF DISCOVERY

Before the 15th century, the New World was an unknown place to the Europeans.

The Vikings were seafaring people from the late eighth to early 11th century who established a name for themselves as trader, explorers, warriors

The three major colonizing powers in AmericaSpanishFrenchBristish

THE VIKINGS

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

PilgrimsA religious group who did not agree with the teachings at the church EnglandPuritansA religious group who wanted to purify the church of England


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