Chapter 2 Age of Exploration timeline

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In History
  • 1000

    Leif Erickson:sponsored by the country of Scandinavia.

    Leif Erickson:sponsored by the country of Scandinavia.
    Land on the the northern coast of North America,Which is in present day Canada.
  • 1487

    Bartolomeu Dias

    Bartolomeu Dias
    set out from Lisbon and was to sail out to the Indian Ocean
  • 1488

    Pedro Alvarez Cabral: sponsored by the country of Portugal.

    Pedro Alvarez Cabral: sponsored by the country of Portugal.
    He is know for finding the country of Brazil in South America and starting a settlement there for Portugal.
  • 1488

    Vasco Nunez de Ballboa: sponsored by the country of Spain

    Vasco Nunez de Ballboa: sponsored by the country of Spain
    He is known for landing in Central America and discovering the Pacific Ocean
  • 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    Led 90 sailors on three different ships and they went into the unknown.
  • 1499

    Amergio Vespucci

    Amergio Vespucci
    Led a voyage that was found by Spain. He also is the person who found out that South America.
  • 1513

    Juan Ponce de Leon

    Juan Ponce de Leon
    Was the first Spanish landing on the east coast of Florida.
  • 1519

    Heran Cortes

    Heran Cortes
    Traveled and landed on the east coast of Mexico. Later on he started a war with the Spanish people.
  • 1520

    Ferdinand Magellan

    Ferdinand Magellan
    He was sailing for Spain and reached the southern tip of South America. It led him to a calm ocean which was the same Balboa seen.
  • 1528

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
    He was a part of the Spanish expedition.After being in Flordia they traveled to Mexico.
  • 1541

    Herando de Soto

    Herando de Soto
    He traveled for three years and also crossed the Mississippi river.