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famousexpolers Europe Exploration
Flashcards for famous European explorers
An English explorer who traveled completely around the world (circumnavigate)
Sir Francis Drake
A Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the state of Florida
Juan Ponce De Leon
An Italian explorer who traveled to Asia and China looking for spices
A Portuguese explorer who found a sea route from Portugal to Asia by going south around Africa
Vasco de Gama
An Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and discovered the new world
A member of the Portuguese royal family who established a school that taught people how to navigate the seas
Prince Henry the Navigator
A Spanish explorer who conquered the Incan natives that lived in Peru
An English explorer who discovered the continent of Australia and set up a penal colony there.
Captain James Cook
A Spanish explorer that conquered the Aztecs that lived in Mexico
An English explorer who discovered the Hudson Bay and Hudson Rivers in Canada
An English explorer who discovered the coast of Canada and set up the first European colony in Canada.
A French explorer who made alliances with the natives of Canada and set up a French colony in Canada.