Age Of Exploration

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In History
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1400
    to

    Age Of Exploration

  • Jan 1, 1415

    Prince Henry Helped Conquer Muslim City of Ceuta

    Prince Henry Helped Conquer Muslim City of Ceuta
  • Jan 1, 1488

    Bartolomeu Dias Traveled Coast of Africa

    Bartolomeu Dias Traveled Coast of Africa
    First European to sail around the southern coast of Africa and up along the east coast
  • Nov 28, 1490

    John Cabot Claims Land for England

    John Cabot Claims Land for England
    Claims some of present day Canada and part of U.S. in late 1490's
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Christopher Columbus sailed to find Route to Asia

    Christopher Columbus sailed to find Route to Asia
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1497
    to
    Jan 1, 1499

    Amerigo Vespucci Explores South America

  • Jan 1, 1498

    Vasco De Gama reached port of Calicut

    Vasco De Gama reached port of Calicut
  • Jan 1, 1513

    Nunez De Balboa Crossed the Isthmus of Panama and Sailed to Pacific

    Nunez De Balboa Crossed the Isthmus of Panama and Sailed to Pacific
  • Jan 1, 1513

    Juan Ponce De Leon Travels to America

    Juan Ponce De Leon Travels to America
    Came in search for Fountain Of Youth.
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Hernando Cortes Conquers Aztec Empire in Mexico

    Hernando Cortes Conquers Aztec Empire in Mexico
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1519
    to
    Jan 1, 1522

    Ferdinand Magellan Leades The 1st Expedition Around The World

  • Jan 1, 1522

    Francisco Pizarro Conquered the Incas

    Francisco Pizarro Conquered the Incas
  • Jan 1, 1524

    Giovanni Verrazano Explores North American Coast

    Giovanni Verrazano Explores North American Coast
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1534
    to
    Jan 1, 1541

    Jaques Cartier Explored St. Lawrence River

  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1539
    to
    Jan 1, 1542

    Hernando De Soto Explored U.S.

    Hernando De Soto explored what is now the Southern U.S.. He was also the first European to cross the Mississippi River
  • Jan 1, 1540

    Francisco Coronado Explored Territory of what is now Southern U.S.

    Francisco Coronado Explored Territory of what is now Southern U.S.
  • Samuel De Champlain Founded Quebec

    Samuel De Champlain Founded Quebec
  • Period: to

    Colonists sail from England to the coast of Virginia

  • Period: to

    Henry Hudson Explored what are now the Hudson River and the Hudson Bay

  • Pilgrims founded a Second English, Plymouth, in Massachusetts

    Pilgrims founded a Second English, Plymouth, in Massachusetts
  • Robert de La Salle Expored Up an Down the Mississippi River

    Robert de La Salle Expored Up an Down the Mississippi River
  • Period: to

    Louis Joliet Explored the Great Lakes

  • Louis Joliet and Jaques Marquette Sailed Mississippi River

    Louis Joliet and Jaques Marquette Sailed Mississippi River
  • Period: to

    England was the Leading Carrier of African Slaves