Famous Explorers Study Cards

  1. An English explorer who travelled completely around the world(circumnavigate)
    Sir Francis Drake
  2. An Italian explorer who travelled to Asia and China looking for spices
    Marco Polo
  3. An Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and discovered the new world
    Christopher Columbus
  4. A Spanish explorer who conquered the Incan natives that lived in Peru
    Francisco Pizarro
  5. A Spanish explorer that conquered the Aztecs that lived in Mexico
    Herman Cortes
  6. A English explorer who discovered the coast of Canada and set up the first European colony in Canada
    John Cabot
  7. A French explorer who made alliances with the natives of Canada and set up a French colony in Canada
    Jacques Carter
  8. An English explorer who discovered the Hudson Bay and Hudson Rivers in Canada
    Henry Hudson
  9. An English explorer who discovered the continent of Australia and set up a penal colony there
    Captain James Cook
  10. A member of the Portuguese royal family who established a school that taught people how to navigate the seas
    Prince Henry the Navigator
  11. A Portuguese explorer who found a sea route from Portugal to Asia by going south around Africa
    Vasco de Gama
  12. A Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the state of Florida
    Juan Ponce de Leon
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Famous Explorers Study Cards
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