Early Travelers

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In History
  • 1000

    Lief Erickson-Viking

    Lief Erickson-Viking
    In 1000 Leif Erickson was blown off course by a storm
  • 1488

    Bartolomeu Traveled to Africa

    Bartolomeu Traveled to Africa
  • 1492

    Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain

    Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain
    Tried to Reach Asia by sailing West across the Atlantic, landed in the Americas but believed he had reached Asia (even when he died in 1506)
  • 1493

    Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain

    Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain
    His second trip to the Americas across Atlantic Ocean
  • 1497

    Vasco Da Gama Sailed all around Africa and to India

    Vasco Da Gama Sailed all around Africa and to India
  • 1497

    Vasco De Game Sailed for Portugal

    Vasco De Game Sailed for Portugal
    1st to Sail around Africa all the way to Asia
  • 1497

    John Cabot exploration

    John Cabot exploration
    England sent John Cabot, an Italian, to look for a northern sea rout in Asia in 1497
  • 1498

    Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain

    Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain
    His 3rd Voyage to the Americas across the Atlantic Ocean
  • 1499

    Amerigo Vespucci- Sailed for Spain

    Amerigo Vespucci- Sailed for Spain
    Sailed along the coast of S.America. He took such good notes about the coast that mapmakers were convinced this was not Asia and named the new land "America" in his honor.
  • 1500

    Pedro Alvarez Cabrel sailed for Portugal

    Pedro Alvarez  Cabrel sailed for Portugal
    On his Way around Africa he went to wide and ended up in Brazil, South America.
  • 1502

    Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain

    Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain
    His 4th Voyage to the Americas across the Atlantic
  • 1513

    Vasco Nunez De Balboa sailed for Spain

    Vasco Nunez De Balboa sailed for Spain
    He travels through central America and is the 1st European to see the Pacific Ocean (Largest ocean on earth).
  • 1513

    Juan Ponce De Leon - Sailed for Spain

    Juan Ponce De Leon - Sailed for Spain
    He went looking for the Fountain of Youth in modern day Florida.
  • 1519

    Hernando Cortes- Sailed for Spain

    Hernando Cortes- Sailed for Spain
    Went into Central America ( Modern day Mexico) and conquered the Aztec.
  • Period:
    1519
    to
    1540

    Francisco Vasquez De Coronado

    Discovered the grand Conyon
  • 1522

    Ferdinand Magellan explores

    Ferdinand Magellan explores
    His crew was the first People known to circumnavigate.
  • 1524

    Giovanni da Verrazzano

    Giovanni da Verrazzano
    in 1524, France sent another Italian Giovanni to look for another northern route
  • 1532

    Francisco Pizzaro- Sailed for Spain

    Francisco Pizzaro- Sailed for Spain
    he went to South America and Conquered the Inca Empire
  • 1535

    Jaques Cartier

    Jaques Cartier
    In 1535, French explorer Jaques Cartier sailed up to saint Lawrence River.
  • 1542

    Juan Cabrillo Sailed for Spain

    he explored up from Mexico and went into modern day California
  • Henry Hudson

    in 1609 henry hudson found a river that now bears his name Called the Hudson RIver
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    The next year they sent him again and then he found a A bay now called the Hudson Bay
  • Period: to

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca

    Accompainied by Estavanico(a Slave)
  • Louis Joilet

    Louis Joilet
    Traveled the Mississippi All the way to the gulf of mexico
  • Jacques Marquette

    Jacques Marquette
    Travled the Mississippi river all the way to the gulf of mexico
  • Robert de la Salle

    Robert de la Salle
    n 1692 he followed the Mississsippi River all the way to the gulf of mexico and claimed the region for France called Louisiana in honor of louis