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By cbrown
  • Jun 16, 1095


    Europeans launched the first of nine expeditions known as the crusade.
  • Aug 28, 1296

    Marco Polo

    Marco Polo
    Marco Polo began writng an acount of his trip decribing the the marnels of Asia.
  • May 25, 1420

    Prince Henery

    Prnce Henery set up a center for exploraon the sourthertip of portugal.
  • Oct 28, 1481


    In 1481 Dias accompanied Diogo de Azambuja on an expedition to the Gold Coast. Dias was a cavalier of the royal court, superintendent of the royal warehouses and sailing-master of the man-of-war So Cristvo.
  • Oct 10, 1486

    King John II

    King John II of Portugal had appointed him on 10 October 1486 as the head of an expedition that was to endeavor to sail around the southern end of Africa in the hope of finding a trade route leading to Asia
  • Jul 21, 1487

    bartholomeu Dias

    King sent Bartholomeu to explore the southernmost part if Africa.
  • Mar 12, 1488


    He did not know that he had sailed well beyond the tip of the continent. When calm weather returned he sailed in an easterly direction and, when no land appeared, turned northward, landing at the "Baa dos Vaqueiros" (Mossel Bay) on 12 March 1488
  • May 28, 1488

    Cape of Good Hope

    It was only on the return voyage that he discovered the Cape of Good Hope in May 1488.
  • Aug 3, 1492


    Columbus set out from Palos, spain.
  • Oct 10, 1492


    was the first person to demonstrate that the New World discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492 was not the eastern appendage of Asia, but rather a previously-unknown "fourth" continent.
  • Oct 12, 1492


    Columbus reached America
  • Oct 12, 1492


    at 2:00 in the morning a lookout Shuoted tierra tierra
  • Aug 28, 1494

    treay of todesillas

    Two conutries signed the treaty of Tordesillas
  • Mar 4, 1497

    Vasco Preparation

    Vasco Preparation
    . In July 1497, after much preparation Vasco Da Gama set out from Portugal with four ships.
  • Jul 8, 1497

    Vasco Sailed East

    Vasco da Gama sailed from Lisbon, Portugal, on July 8, 1497, heading to the East
  • May 20, 1498

    Trade Routes

    After many stops in Africa, and problems with Muslim traders who did not want interference in their profitable trade routes, da Gama reached Calicut, India on May 20, 1498.
  • Oct 22, 1498

    Eastern Sea Route

    Eastern Sea Route
    Vasco Da Gama reached the port of Calicut in 1498 copleting the long waited easyern sea route to Asia.
  • Sep 26, 1499

    Vasco Returning

    Da Gama returned to Lisbon, Portugal, in September, 1499
  • Oct 24, 1499

    Amigo vespucci

    Explorer Amerigo Vespucci began mapping South America's coastline.
  • Oct 17, 1500


    The Spainish goverment granted each conquistador who settle in the Americas into slaves.
  • Mar 26, 1507


    In 1507, Martin Waldseemller produced a world map on which he named the new continent America after Vespucci's first name, Amerigo. In an accompanying book, Waldseemller published one of the Vespucci accounts, which led to criticism that Vespucci was trying to usurp Christopher Columbus' glory.
  • May 26, 1528

    Alvar Nunez cabeza de Vac

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was part uf a Spainish expedition to Florida.
  • Aug 19, 1533


    The Spainards set off on a great 1,00 mile journey
  • Oct 25, 1535

    Jacques Catier

    French explorer Jacques Catier sailed up the st. Lawrence River hoping it would lead to the Pacific.
  • Oct 27, 1536

    Cabez de Vaca

    Arriving in Mexico Cabez de Vaca related taes he had heard of sven cities with walls of emarld and streets of gold.
  • Oct 31, 1542

    New laws

    The spanish goverment passed the New Laws which forbade making slaves of Native Americans.
  • North America

    The countries sent explorers to chart the coast of North America.
  • Samuel de Champlain

    The roup sent Samuel de Champlain to estash a settlement inQuebec in what is now Canada
  • Hudson River

    Hudson discovered the river that now bears his name.