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Who was Sir Francis Drake?
An English Explorer who traveled completely around the world (circumnavigate)
Who was Marco Polo?
An Italian explorer who traveled to Asia and China looking for spices.
An Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and discovered the new world?
A Spanish Explorer that conquered the Ican natives that lived in Peru?
Who was Hernan Cortes?
A Spanish Explorer that conquered the Aztecs that lived in Mexico.
Who was Jaques Carter?
An English Explorer who discovered the coast of Canada and set up a French colony in Canada.
A French explorer who made alliances with the natives if Canada and set up a French colony in Canada.
An English Explorer who discovered the Hudson Bay and Hudson Rivers in Canada.
Who was Captain James Cook?
An English explorer who discovered the continent of Australia and set up a Penal colony there.
Who was Prince Henry The Navigator?
A member of the Portuguese royal family who established a school that taught people how to navigate the seas.
A Portuguese explorer who found a sea route from Portugal to Asia by going South around Africa
Vasco de Gam
A Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the state of Florida.
Juan Ponce de Leon
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