European Explorers

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by CynthiaGarcia453
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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Explorers and Discovers
Grade:
9

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European Explorers

European Explorers

This timeline includes where explorer was from, the year of the discovery, & the new territory claimed by the explorer or their accomplishments.

1492

Christopher Columbus of Spain.

Amerigo discovered South America

Hernando Cortes conqured Mexico at this tme.

Vasco de Gama was the first person to succesfully go around the tip of Africa and get to Asia.

Bartholomuel Dias was the first European to sail around the tip of Africa.

Christopher Columbus discovered the 'New World'.

1501

Amerigo Vespucci of Italy.

1519

1531

1577

Jacques Cartier of France

Francis Drake of United Kingdom

Cynthia Garcia

Ferdinand Magellen was the first to circumnavigate the world.

1497

1502

1488

1460

John Cabot of Italy

1609

1603

Fransico Pizzaro of Spain

Hernan Cortes of Spain & Ferdinand Magellan of Portugal.

John Cabot hoped to find a quick route to Asia however, he ended up in Canada and claimed parts of it for England .

Jacques Cartier discovered Canada and allowed France to claim that land.

Samuel de Champlain founded the first settlement in what is now Quebec City, Canada

Henry Hudson discoverd a strait that led them straight to Canada.

Samuel de Champlain of France

Fransico Pizzaro discovered the 'Inca Empire'. Soon after doing so he conqured it and deprived it of its valuable treasures.

Francis Drake was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the wolrd.

Bartholomuel Dias of Portugal

Henry Hudson of United Kingdom

Vasco de Gama of Portugal


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