By ShanteL
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Country/Sponsor Spain
    Obstacles: no maps and did not know were to go and frightened crew
    Purpose: sailed west to find Asia for riches and spices
    Achievment: first one to find new land
  • Sep 28, 1496

    John Cabot

    Country/Sponsor England
    Obstacles: ice cold snow,cold waters and unknown waters
    Purpose: to find a Northwest route to Asia
    Achievment: landed on the eastern coast of Canada (Newfoundland)
  • Oct 3, 1513

    Vasco Nunez Da Balboa

    country/sponser SPAIN
  • Oct 12, 1513

    Juan Ponce De Leon

    Country/Sponsor Spain
    Obstacles: Fought with Native Americans
    Purpose: to find gold and find the "Fountain of Youth"
    Achievment: first european to reach Florida
  • Henry Hudson

    country/sponsors Spain
    Puropse TO find northwest passge to Asia
    Achievment Saild up Hudons River in New York