European Explorers

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  1. An English explorer who traveled completely around the world.
    Image UploadSir Francis Drake
  2. An Italian explorer who traveled to Asia and China looking for spices.
    Image UploadMarco Polo
  3. An Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and discovered the new world.
    Image UploadChristopher Columbus
  4. An Spanish explorer who conquered the Incan natives that lived in Peru.
    Image UploadFrancisco Pizarro
  5. An Spanish explorer that conquered the Aztecs that lived in Mexico.
    Image UploadHernan Cortes
  6. An English explorer who discovered the coast of Canada and set up a French colony in Canada.
    Image UploadJohn Cabot
  7. A French explorer who made alliances with the natives of Canada and set up a French colony in Canada.
    Image UploadJacques Cartier
  8. An English explorer who discovered the Hudson Bay and Hudson Rivers in Canada. 
    Image UploadHenry Hudson
  9. An English explorer who discovered the continent of Australia and set up a penal colony there.
    Image UploadCaptain James Cook
  10. A member of the Portuguese royal family who established a school that taught people how to navigate the seas.
    Image UploadPrince Henry the Navigator
  11. A Portuguese explorer who found a sea route from Portugal to Asia by going south around Africa.
    Image UploadVasco da Gama
  12. A Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the state of Florida.
    Image UploadJuan Ponce de Leon

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KyWatkins15
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European Explorers
Updated:
2015-10-25 15:12:27
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European Explorers
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These cards will help you learn about how these people our world become what it is by them discovering it.
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