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Who was Sir Francis Drake ?
An English explorer who traveled completely around the world.
Who was Marco Polo ?
An Italian explorer who traveled to Asia and China looking for spices.
Who was Christopher Columbus ?
An Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and discovered the New World .
Who was Francisco Pizarro ?
A Spanish explorer who conquered the Incan natives that lived in Peru .
Who was Hernan Cortes ?
A Spanish explorer who conquered the Aztecs that lived in mexico.
Who was John Cabot ?
An English who discovered the coast of Canada and set up the first European colony in Canada.
Who was Jacques Cartier ?
A French explorer who made alliances with the natives of Canada and set up a French colony in Canada.
Who was Henry Hudson ?
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.
Who was Vasco de Gama ?
A Portuguese explorer who found a sea route from Portugal to Asia by going south around Africa.
Who was Juan Ponce De Leon ?
A Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the state of Florida.