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Jacques Cartier
a) Discovers St. Lawrence River while looking for the North West Passage. b) This conquistador conquered the Aztecs of Mexico. c) First to sail around Africa to India and back to Portugal. d) He loved exploring and starts a sailing/exploring school.
Vasco de Gama
a) First to sail around Africa to India and back to Portugal. b) This conquistador conquered the Aztecs of Mexico. c) Started a sailing school in Portugal. d) He conquers the natives/Aztecs civilization in Mexico.
Sir Francis Drake
a) First Englishman to sail around the world. He was a pirate and English Captain. b) Explored Newfoundland for the English. c) A river and a large bay in North America are named after him. d) Explored and named Florida while looking for the Fountain of Youth.
Hernando Cortez
a) He conquers the natives/Aztecs civilization in Mexico. b) Started a sailing school in Portugal. c) First Spaniard to see Pacific Ocean. He crosses Panama on foot to see it. He then claims it all. d) Conquers Inca natives in southern Peru and took lots of gold.
Henry Hudson
a) A river and a large bay in North America are named after him. b) First Englishman to sail around the world. He was a pirate and English Captain. c) Head of the first voyage to travel around the world. He doesn't make it all the way. d) Explored Newfoundland for the English.
Samuel Champlain
a) The Father of New France. He settles Quebec and Montreal. b) Explored and named Florida while looking for the Fountain of Youth. c) First Englishman to sail around the world. He was a pirate and English Captain. d) First to sail around Africa to India and back to Portugal.
Ferdinand Magellan
a) Head of the first voyage to travel around the world. He doesn't make it all the way. b) This conquistador conquered the Aztecs of Mexico. c) The Father of New France. He settles Quebec and Montreal. d) First to sail around Africa to India and back to Portugal.
Francisco Pizzaro
a) Spanish Conquistador that conquered Incas of Peru. b) This conquistador conquered the Aztecs of Mexico. c) First Spaniard to see Pacific Ocean. He crosses Panama on foot to see it. He claims it. d) Started a sailing school in Portugal.
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
a) First Spaniard to see Pacific Ocean. He crosses Panama on foot to see it. He then claims it. b) Head of the first voyage to travel around the world. He doesn't make it all the way. c) Discovered the New World. He thinks he was in India. d) Conquers Inca natives in southern Peru and took lots of gold.
John Cabot
a) Explored Newfoundland for the English. b) The Father of New France. He settles Quebec and Montreal. c) Explored and named Florida while looking for the Fountain of Youth. d) First to sail around Africa to India and back to Portugal.
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