Chapter 2 Age of Exploration Time Line

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  • 1000

    Leif Eriksson: Sponsored by the country of...

    Leif Eriksson: Sponsored by the country of...
    Land on the Northern coast of North America
  • 1488

    Bartolomeu Dias

    Bartolomeu Dias
    Sailed from Portugal southward made it to the bottom of Asia.
  • 1497

    Vasco Da Gam: was sponsored

    Sailed all around Africa and all the way to India
    -winning the European race for a sea route to Asia
  • 1498

    John Cabot

    John Cabot
    Sailed westward to reach the riches of Asia.
  • 1513

    Juan Pounce de Vaca

    Juan Pounce de Vaca
    Made the first Spanish landing on the North American mainland.
  • 1513

    Francisco Pizarro

    Francisco Pizarro
    He was an explorer,soldier,and conquisador for conquering Incas
  • 1547

    Hernan Cortes

    Hernan Cortes
    He's known for conquering the Aztecs and claiming Mexico on behalf of Spain.
  • 1557

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza da Vaca

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza da Vaca
    A Spanish explorer of the New World,and one of four survivors of 1527
  • Son Juana Ines da la Cruz

    He was the father to a famous writer, And he to was a famous writer/poem writer.