Famous Explorers study Cards

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  1. What English explorer traveled completely around the world?
    Francis Drake
  2. What Italian explorer traveled to Asia and China looking for spices?
    Marco Polo
  3. What Italian explorer sailed for Spain and discovered the New World?
    Christopher Columbus
  4. What Spanish explorer conquered the incan Natives that lived in Peru?
    Francisco Pizzaro
  5. What Spanish Explorer explorer conquered the Aztecs and lived in Mexico?
    Hernan Cortes
  6. What English explorer discovered the Hudson bay and Hudson river in Canada?
    Henry Hudson
  7. What french explorer made alliances with natives of canada and set up a french colony in canada?
    Jacques Cartier
  8. What english explorer discovered the Hudson Bay and Hudson rivers in canada?
    Henry Hudson
  9. What english explorer discovered the continent of Australia and set up a penal colony there?
    James cook
  10. What member of the portuguese royal family established a school that taught people how to navigate the seas?
    Price Henry the Navigator
  11. What Portuguese explore found a sea route from Portugal to Asia by going south around Africa?
    Vasco de gama
  12. What spanish explorer was the first to explore the state of Florida?
    Juan ponce de Leon
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Famous Explorers study Cards
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