Timeline

European Explorations of the East

Timeline created by sophieconners in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Bartolomeu
Aug 1st, 1487
Bartolomeu Dias Was the first European to sail around the South coast of Africa and up along the East coast. left August of 1487 but explored in 1488.
Christopher columbus
Aug 3rd, 1492
Christopher Columbus Voyage #1 Christopher Columbus takes his first voyage. Christopher Columbus left on his first voyage from the port of Palos in Spain, on August 3, 1492, he had three ships: the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. He landed on a couple islands most likely in the Bahamas.
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Oct 13th, 1493
Christopher Columbus Voyage #2 Given 17 ships, over a thousand men, and animals, because this voyage was going to be a colonization and exploration project. Columbus was given orders to expand the settlement in Hispaniola,and try to convert natives to Christianity. Also he was a supposed to create trading post then continue his explorations in search Asia. They set sail on October 13th, 1493.
Vasco da gama 2
Jul 8th, 1497
Vasco Da Gama sails around Africa to reach India First European to sail around the south of Africa and reach India. Trip lasts between 1497-1499.
Christopher columbus
May 1st, 1498
Columbus' Third Voyage To resupply settlement. Columbus separated his fleet he sent three to Hispaniola immediately to bring supplies, while the other three would go to points south of the already explored Caribbean to look for more land.
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Feb 13th, 1502
Explorations of Pizarro Sailed with a fleet of 30 ships, it was the largest fleet that had yet sailed to the New World, in sumation the fleet carried 2,500 colonists.
Christopher columbus
May 11th, 1502
Columbus' final Voyage 4 ships, and 140 men. Arrived in Santa Domingo then went to Honduras, and then finally to the land that we now call Panama. Then lost all ships and had to go to the nearby Jamaica. One of his Captains Diego Mendez returned home in a canoe, purchased from a local Native American leader and once arrived home was imprisoned, had to wait 7 months to rescue Columbus and the remaining crew.
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Jan 1st, 1519
First Expedition to sail around the world: Ferdinand Magellan 237 men on five ships, only 18 completed and returned to Spain in 1522,
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Jan 1st, 1519
Conquered Aztec Empire Hernan Cortes Conqueres the very rich Aztec empire in Empire in a 1519 voyage.
Jacques cartier
Jan 1st, 1534
Cartier's first Voyage Took 20 days to sail to new World across the Atlantic Ocean. He found in his search Newfoundland, Canada and the Gulf of St. Lawerence. When he returned to France he (like Christopher Columbus) thought he found Asia.
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May 10th, 1534
Exploration of St.Lawrence River Took 20 days to sail to new World across the Atlantic Ocean. He found in his search Newfoundland, Canada and the Gulf of St. Lawerence. When he returned to France he (like Christopher Columbus) thought he found Asia.
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May 1st, 1539
Exploration of Southern U.S. Hernando De Soto was the first documented European to cross the Mississippi. He explored mostly the
Southeastern United States. He returned to Europe in 1542.
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Nov 30th, 1540
Francisco Coronado explores southwest U.S, In his 1540 journey, he explored what is now the southwestern United States, what was then, the New World. His full name is Francisco Vasquez de Coronado y Lujan.
Timeline Hudson's Expeditions Found part of the Hudson River ( named after him). And also found part of Albany, NY. He went back to Europe, Nov. 7, 1609.
Timespan Dates: Timespan Title: Timespan Description:
Jan 1st, 1400

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