Famous Explorers

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Famous Explorers
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2015-10-22 10:33:35
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  1. An english explorer who travelled completley around the world circummnavigate
    Sir Francis Drake
  2. An Italian explorer who travelled to Asia and China looking for spices
    John Cabot
  3. An Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and discovered the new world
    Christopher Columbus
  4. A Spanish explorer who conquered the Incan natives that lived in Peru
    Francisco Pizarro
  5. A Spanish explorer that conquered the Aztecs that lived in Mexico
    Hernan Cortes
  6. An English who discovered the coast of Canada and set up a French colony in Canada
    Marco Polo
  7. An English explorer who discovered the Hudson Bay and Hudson Rivers in Canada
    Henry Hudson
  8. An English explorer who discovered the continent of Australia and setup a penal colony there
    Captain James Cook
  9. A member of the Portuguese royal family who established a school that taught people how to navigate the seas
    Prince Henry The Navigator
  10. A Portuguese explorer who a sea route from Portugal to Asia by south around Africa
    Vasco da Gama
  11. A Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the state of Florida
    Juan Ponce de Leon
  12. A French explorer who made alliances with the natives of Canada and set up a French colony there
    Jacques Cartier

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