early explors

Timeline created by stu.bakere
In History
  • 1000

    Leif Eriksson

    1st Europeans to land in N. America
  • 1488

    Barolothameu

    Bartolomeu in 1488, sailed from portugal southward made it to the button of Africa - discovering the southern tip of africa, the cape of Africa
  • 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492
  • 1493

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    His second voyge he went to the Americas cross the Atlantic.
  • 1497

    Vascgo Da Gama

    Vascgo Da Gama
    Sailed around Africa to Asia
  • 1497

    John Cabot

    John Cabot
    England sent him to look for a northern route to Asia in 1597
  • 1498

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    His 3rd voyge hes sailed across the altantic
  • 1502

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    His 4th and final voyge he saild across the Altanic
  • 1513

    Vacso Nunez said for spain

    He travles through central America and is the first European to see the Pacific Ocean
  • 1513

    Juan Ponce de leon saild for spain

    Juan Ponce de leon saild for spain
    He went looking for the fountion of youth in modern day Flordia.
  • 1519

    Hernado Cortes said for spain

    Hernado Cortes said for spain
    Went to Central America and concurqed the Aztecs
  • Period:
    1519
    to
    1522

    Ferdinad Megellan saild for Spain

    First European to circumnavite the globe
  • 1524

    Juan Ponce de leon saild for spain

    Juan Ponce de leon saild for spain
    He explored the coast of North America from presant day Nova Scotia down to the Carolinas.
  • Period:
    1528
    to
    1536

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

    Accompmied by Evestvanico and others, explored the North America Southwestlooking for 7 cites of gold.
  • 1532

    Franisco Pizzaro said for spain

    Franisco Pizzaro said for spain
    He went to South America and conqered the inca Empire.
  • 1535

    Jacques Cartier

    Jacques Cartier
    He saild up the St. Lawrence River, hoping it would lead up to the Pacific. He didn't make it to the Pacific but he did discover a mountian peak that he named Mont-Royal.
  • Period:
    1539
    to
    1542

    Hernando de Soto saild for spain

    Explored Florida and North Carolina and he dicovered the mississippi River.
  • Period:
    1540
    to
    1542

    Franisco Vasquez de Coroando

    Cont, in North America southwest, looking for the cites of gold, but discovered the grand canyon.
  • 1542

    Juan Cabrillo saild for spain

    Juan Cabrillo saild for spain
    He explorsup to mexico and gets to modernday Californa.
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    He discovered a river that now is named after him; The Hudson River, and saild as far down it as modern day New York
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    England sent him AGAIN even after he failed and discovered something else a bay, thats now also named after him as the Huson Bay.
  • Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette

    Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette
    Theygot sent to look for the northwest passage adn to look for spaical medals.