European Expedition of American

  • Aug 13, 1508

    Exploring, Conquering, and Claiming America

    Exploration and naming of America
  • Aug 14, 1516

    Duke Charles

    Duke Charles of Burgundy became king of Spain; three years later he was crowned Holy Roman Emperor as Charles V.
  • Aug 13, 1524

    Conquered Inca Empire

    Francisco Pizarro conquered the Inca Empire and took part in explorations of the northern Caribbean coast of South America
  • Aug 26, 1535

    Jacques Cartier Voyages

    The french explorer, Jacques Cartier, "discovered" the St. Lawrence River and explored more of that region between 1535 and 1541.
  • Aug 13, 1540

    Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Ariz

    Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Ariz. The first European known to have viewed the Grand Canyon was Garcia Lopez de Cardenas from Spain
  • Aug 13, 1541

    Mississippi River

    Hernando de Soto, a Spanish explorer and conquistador, claims to have been the first European to see the great Mississippi River
  • Aug 14, 1574

    Northen dutch

    when the northern Dutch opened the dikes to enable them to escape to sail across flooded farmlands to the defense of besieged Leiden.
  • Samuel de Champlain

    During this french explorers travels, help the Huron indians in attacking the Iroquois and "discovered" Lake Champlain in the process.
  • Henery Hudsen

    he was dismissed during exploratory voyage to North America
  • thirty years war ended

    The Spanish would not recognize Dutch independence until the end of this war
  • Jacques Marquette & Louis Joilet

    French explorers. They were sent to explore the Mississippi River and find out whether the river leads to the Pacific Ocean or not. They found out it didn't.