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What did Henry Hudson find?
a) The foot of a huge mountain
b) The mouth of a large river
c) A new continent
d) Newfoundland

What was Henry Hudson searching for?
a) A golden city
b) The Fountain of Youth
c) Newfoundland
d) The Northwest Passage

Whose plan was it to sail over the top of the world, around Russia?
a) John Cabot
b) Hernando de Soto
c) Henry Hudson
d) Christopher Columbus

What is the Northwest Passage?
a) A trail in the mountains
b) A shortcut to Asia
c) A trade route to North America
d) A river that runs through New York

Where did John Cabot land?
a) Newfoundland
b) Florida
c) Greenland
d) New York

What country did John Cabot sail for?
a) Spain
b) England
c) Italy
d) France

What was John Cabot searching for?
a) A golden city
b) The Fountain of Youth
c) Newfoundland
d) The Northwest Passage

Where was Giovanni Caboto born?
a) Spain
b) Europe
c) Italy
d) Portugal

This Pueblo Indian led a rebellion against the Spaniards.
a) Pope
b) Itole
c) Red feather
d) Black bear

Which Spanish priest founded missions which became the cities of San Diego and San Francisco?
a) Father Kino
b) Father Francisco
c) Father Serra
d) Father Diego

Which is the oldest European settlement in the United States?
a) San Diego
b) San Francisco
c) St. Augustine
d) San Antonio

Who was the first European explorer to see the Mississippi River?
a) Francisco Coronado
b) Ponce de Leon
c) Hernando de Soto
d) Henry Hudson

Who was the first European explorer to see the Mississippi River?
a) Francisco Coronado
b) Ponce de Leon
c) Hernando de Soto
d) John Cabot

What was Francisco Coronado searching for?
a) The Fountain of Youth
b) The Seven Cities of Cibola
c) El Dorado
d) Florida

What was Hernando de Soto searching for?
a) The Fountain of Youth
b) The Seven Cities of Cibola
c) El Dorado
d) Florida

What was Ponce de Leon searching for?
a) The Fountain of Youth
b) The Seven Cities of Cibola
c) El Dorado
d) Florida

Who was the first European Explorer to explore what is now the U.S?
a) Hernando de Soto
b) Christopher Columbus
c) Francisco Coronado
d) Juan Ponce de Leon

What country did Christopher Columbus sail for?
a) Italy
b) Spain
c) Europe
d) Asia

Where was Samuel de Champlain from?
a) England
b) Spain
c) France
d) Italy

What was Samuel de Champlain searching for?
a) The Northwest Passage
b) Newfoundland
c) North America
d) Niagra Falls

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