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					                  EXPLORER WORKSHEET
      Explorer                       Country(ies)
Prince Henry the Navigator   Portugal
Bartholomeu Dias             Portugal
Vasco da Gama                Portugal
Christopher Columbus         Spain
Amerigo Vespucci             Italy
Vasco Nunez de Balboa        Spain
Ferdinand Magellan           Spain
Juan Ponce de Leon           Spain
Hernan Cortes                Spain
Francisco Pizarro            Spain

Francisco Coronado           Spain
John Cabot                   England
Francis Drake                England
Henry Hudson                 England & Dutch
Jacques Cartier              France
Samuel de Champlain          France
Herando de Soto              Spain
WORKSHEET ANSWERS
         Date(s)
                   1418
                   1488
                   1498
  1492-1504
  1497-1503
                   1513
  1519-1522
  1513-1528
                   1519
  1530-1532

  1540-1542
  1497-1498
                   1580
                   1609
  1534-1536
                   1608
                   1524
EET ANSWERS
        Significance
  Explored western coast of Africa & established sailing schools at Sagres
  Sailed around Cape of Good Hope to reach Indian Ocean
  Reached India by water
  Discovered the West Indies in the Americas (although he thought he reached a shortcu
  Explorer after whom the New World was named
  Crossed Isthmus of Panama
  His voyage circumnaigated the World (1st European to do so)
  Explored & colonized American mainland; explored present-day Florida; searched for F
  Invaded Mexico, conquered Montezuma & the Aztecs, and destroyed Technochtitlan a
  Conquered Atalapufla the Incas in South America (Peru) - Spanish Conuistador

  First European to explore North America's southwest (AZ, NW, TX, OK, KS)
  Explored coasts of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and New England areas
  English sea dog who became the first English sea captain to sail around the world
  Explored the eastern coast of North America; later explored Hundson Bay & Hudson R
  Explored St. Lawrence River and eastern Canada
  Founded Quebec
  First European to explore Florida and southwestern U.S.
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