Exploration of the 4 greatest countries

By Criptid
  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    Years of Exploration

  • Mar 27, 1512

    Juan Ponce de Leon

    Spanish explorer who discover modern day Florida and was mortally wounded by natives and retreated to Cuba.
  • Aug 17, 1513

    Vasco Nunez de Balboa

    Vasco was a spanish explorer who was the first to reach the pacific ocean.
  • May 28, 1516

    Duke Charles

    Duke Charles of burgundy became king of Spain
  • Feb 19, 1519

    Hernando Cortez

    Spanish conquistador who destroyed the Aztec Empire, whom greated him apon his landing which he use to detroy all resistance in present day Mexico.
  • Sep 13, 1524

    Giovanni Verrazano

    Giovanni was dispatch by france to find a route to china and colonize.
  • Oct 2, 1531

    Francisco Pizarro

    Francisco destroyed the Inca Empire along with 180 other soldier.
  • Nov 5, 1531

    Hueyxotzinco Codex

    The Hueyxotzinco codex was written
  • Dec 26, 1534

    Jacques Cartier

    Jacques was a french explorer who explored Saint Lawrence River and led a two ship party to the northwest passage to Asia.
  • Dec 31, 1568


    Revolt erupted in 1568 when noble united under william of orange
  • Jan 23, 1574

    Northern Dutch

    Northern Dutch opened the dikes to enable thier fleet to sail across flooded farmlands to the defense of Leiden
  • Mar 26, 1581

    Nothern Province

    Northern Province declare their independence as the netherlands
  • Spanish Armada defeat

    The Spanish Armada was defeated
  • Dutch east India

    Dutch east india company was founded
  • Samule DE Champlain Exploration

    Samule DE Champlain was founder of Quebec,Canada.
    French Negotiated a trade with the Canadians
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson was dispatched
  • New Netherland

    New netherland company was made
  • Duch West

    Dutch West india company was made
  • Flemish

    Flemish wallons were shipped to the new world,and dispersed throughout it
  • End of Wars

    Thirty years war ended
  • Jacques Marquette & Louis Joliet Exploration

    Jacques & Louis was sent to explore the Mississippi River,
    They wrote journals and had to answer question about there exploration
  • Dominguez Expedition

    The Dominguez-ecalante expedition began