Famous Explorers Study Cards

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