Explorers

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In History
  • Period:
    1000
    to
    1000

    Lief Ericlson

    viking
  • 1487

    Bartolomeu Dias

    Bartolomeu Dias
  • 1493

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    Sail for Spain
  • 1497

    Vaco De Garma

    Vaco De Garma
    Portugal
  • 1497

    John Cabot

    John Cabot
    He was to go look for a Northern Sea route to Asia
  • 1498

    christopher columbus

    christopher columbus
    Spain
  • 1498

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    3rd voyage
  • 1499

    Amerigo Vespucci

    Amerigo Vespucci
    sailed for spain
  • 1500

    Pedro Alveres Cabra

    Pedro Alveres Cabra
    sales for portugal
  • 1502

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    4th and final voyage
  • Period:
    1502
    to
    1502

    Christopher Columbus

    Spain
  • 1513

    Vaco nunez de Balboa

    Vaco nunez de Balboa
    First European to see the Pacific Ocean (largest Ocean on earth). He traveled through central America.
  • 1513

    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

    Hernando cortes-sailed for spain

    Hernando cortes-sailed for spain
    went into central America and conquered the Aztec
  • Period:
    1519
    to
    1522

    Ferdinand Magellan

    First European to circumnavigate the globe
  • 1524

    Giovanni De Verrazano

    Giovanni De Verrazano
    He was sent to look for another Northern sea route to Asia
  • Period:
    1528
    to
    1536

    Alvar nunez Cabeze de vaca

    Accompanied by Estevanico (a slave) and others, explored the North American Southwest looking for 7 cities of gold.
  • 1532

    Francisco pizzaro- sailed for spain

    Francisco pizzaro- sailed for spain
    He went to south america and conquered the Inca Empire
  • 1535

    Jaques Cartier

    Jaques Cartier
    Sailed up the St. Lawrence river
  • Period:
    1539
    to
    1542

    Hernando de soto

    explored Florida and North Carolina discovered Mississippi River
  • Period:
    1540
    to
    1542

    Francisco Vasquez de coronado

    cont. in North America Southwest, looking for cities of gold, discovered the Grand Canyon
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    Landed on shore in Delaware Bay
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    He found the river that bears his name
  • Luis Joliet and Jacques Marquette

    Luis Joliet and Jacques Marquette
    Traveled Mississippi River by canoe
  • Robert Cavelier De La Salle

    Robert Cavelier De La Salle
    He followed the Mississippi river to the gulf of Mexico
  • Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    2nd voyage