Famous Explorers Study Cards

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  1. An English explorer who traveled Completely around the world (circumnavigate)
                      Sir Francis Drake
  2. An Italian explorer who traveled 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
    Hernan Cortes
  6. An 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
    Jaques Carties
  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 Da Gama
  12. A Spanish explorer who was the first
    European to explore the state of Florida
    Juan Ponce De Leon
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