European Explorers

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European Explorers
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2015-10-23 21:11:24
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5th period social studies
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Some of the most famous EUROPEAN explorers are in this stack of flash cards. Enjoy and learn!
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  1. An English explorer who discovered the continent of Australia and set up a penal colony there.............
    Captain James Cook
  2. An English explorer who discovered the coast of Canada and set up the first European colony there............
    Marco Polo
  3. A Spanish explorer that conquered the Aztecs that lived in Mexico.........
    Hernan Cortes
  4. A Spanish explorer that conquered the Incan natives that lived in Peru..............
    Francisco Pizarro
  5. An English explorer who discovered the Hudson Bay and the Hudson rivers in Canada............
    Henry Hudson
  6. A French explorer who made alliances with the natives of Canada and set up  penal colony there............
    Jacques Cartier
  7. An Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and discovered the New World................
    Christopher Columbus
  8. An Italian explorer who traveled to Asia and China to look for spices...................
    John Cabot
  9. A Portuguese explorer who found a sea route from Portugal to Asia by going South around Africa...........
    Vasco De Gama
  10. A Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the state of Florida............
    Jaun Ponce De Leon
  11. A member of the Portuguese royal family who established a school that taught people how to navigate the seas............
    Prince Henry the Navigator
  12. An English explorer who traveled completely around the world.............
    Sir Francis Drake
  13. Christopher Columbus started making ships at the age of 14.
    This was fun fact #1.
  14. The word Spain comes from the word Ispania. Ispania means "The land of rabbits".
    This was fun fact #2.

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