Famous Explorers Study Cards

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