Early Explores

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  • 1000

    Liel Erickson viking

    Liel Erickson viking
    !st European to reach N.America
  • 1487

    Bartolomeu Dias -sailed for Portugal

    Bartolomeu Dias -sailed for Portugal
    sailed from portugal southward made it to the bottom of africa
  • 1492

    Christoper Columbus- Sailed for spain

    Christoper Columbus- Sailed for spain
    Sailed to North America , across the Atlantic Ocean , Believed he had reach Asia/
  • 1497

    Vasco da Garma , sailed to portugal

    Vasco da Garma  , sailed to portugal
    !st to sailed all around africa and all the way to asia
  • 1497

    John Cabot- Sailed Asia

    John Cabot- Sailed Asia
    He looked for a sea route to Asia in 1497
  • 1498

    Christopher Columbus-sailed for spain

    Christopher Columbus-sailed for spain
    His 3rd voyage to the Americans across the Atlantic Ocean
  • 1502

    Christopher Columbus-sailed for spain

    Christopher Columbus-sailed for spain
    His 4th voyage to the Americans across the Atlantic Ocean
  • 1513

    Vasco Nunez de Balboa-sailed for spain

    Vasco Nunez de Balboa-sailed for spain
    He travels through central America and is the 1st European to see the Pacific Ocean (largest ocean on earth)
  • 1514

    Juan Ponce de Leon -sailed for spain

    Juan Ponce de Leon -sailed for spain
    He went looking for the fountain of Youth in modern day florida
  • 1519

    Hemando Cortes-sailed for Spain

    Hemando Cortes-sailed for Spain
    Went into Central America (modern day Mexico)n and conquered the Aztec
  • Period:
    1519
    to
    1522

    Ferdinand Magelian Sailed for spain

    !st European circumnavigate the globe
  • 1524

    Giovanni de Varrazano -Sailed the coast of North America

    Giovanni de Varrazano -Sailed the coast of North America
    Varrazano explored the coast of North American .
  • 1532

    Francisco Pizzaro - Sailed for Spain

    Francisco Pizzaro - Sailed for Spain
    He went to south America and conquered the Inca Empire
  • 1535

    Jacques Cartier - Sailed up St.Lawrance River

    Jacques Cartier - Sailed  up St.Lawrance River
    He discovered at mountain peak that he named Mont- Royal
  • 1542

    Juan Carbrilio - sailed for spain

    Juan Carbrilio - sailed for spain
    He explorers up from Mexico and goes into modern day california
  • Henry Hudson-sailed North

    Henry Hudson-sailed  North
    he discovered the river that now bears his name .
  • Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette- Traveled the Mississippi River by canue

    Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette- Traveled the Mississippi River by canue
    One of them were A fur trader and the other one was a priest . They went to sail to look for the northwest passage
  • Robert Cavelier de La Salle-Followed the mississippi all the way to The Gold of mexico

    Robert Cavelier de La Salle-Followed  the mississippi all the way to The Gold of mexico
    He Claimed that the region for france ,calling it louisiana in honor of louis the XIV
  • Christopher Columbus-sailed for spain

    Christopher Columbus-sailed for spain
    His 2nd voyage to the Americas across the Atlantic Ocean