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  1. Who was Sir Francis Drake?
    An English Explorer who traveled completely  around the world (circumnavigate)
  2. Who was Marco Polo?
    An Italian explorer who traveled to Asia and China looking for spices.
  3. An Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and discovered the new world?
    Christopher Colombus
  4. A Spanish Explorer that conquered the Ican natives that lived in Peru?
    Francisco Pizarro
  5. Who was Hernan Cortes?
    A Spanish Explorer that conquered the Aztecs that lived in Mexico.
  6. Who was Jaques Carter?
    An English Explorer who discovered the coast of Canada and set up a French colony in Canada.
  7. A French explorer who made alliances with the natives if Canada and set up a French colony in Canada.
    John Cabot
  8. An English Explorer who discovered the Hudson Bay and Hudson Rivers in Canada.
    Henry Hudson
  9. Who was Captain James Cook?
    An English explorer who discovered the continent of Australia and set up a Penal colony there.
  10. 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.
  11. A Portuguese explorer who found a sea route from Portugal to Asia by going South around Africa
    Vasco de Gam
  12. A Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the state of Florida.
    Juan Ponce de Leon

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Famous Explorers Study Cards
2015-10-22 14:55:40
Famous Explorers England Portugal Italy
Social Studies
Study theses for Mrs.Perdue, Famous Explorers of the fifttenth century.
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