history

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In History
  • 1490

    Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain

    1st trip sailed north america across the Atlantic ocean believed he had reached asia
  • 1493

    Christopher Columbus sailed to Spain

    2nd voyage to Americans across the atlanic
  • 1497

    John Cabot - sailed for spain

    John Cabot - sailed for spain
    explorer and navigator for Italy
  • 1498

    Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain

    3rd voyage to Americans across the Atlantic ocean
  • 1499

    Amerigo Vespucci sailed for spain

    Amerigo Vespucci  sailed for spain
    sailed along the coast of south america and took such good notes convinced this was not Asia and named the new land America
  • 1500

    Pedro Alavres Cabral sailed for portugal

    On this way around africa he went wide and ended up in brazil
    South america
  • 1502

    Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain

    his 4th final voyage to Americas across the Atlantic ocean
  • 1513

    Vasco Nunez de balboa sailed for spain

    he travals through central america and is the 1st european to see pacific ocean (largest ocean on earth )
  • 1513

    Juan Ponce DE Leon - Sailed for spain

    he went looking for the fountainn of youth
  • 1519

    hernando cortes - sailed for spain

    hernando cortes - sailed for spain
    went into central America ( modern day mexico) and conquered the Aztec
  • 1520

    Ferdinand Magelin sailed for Spain

    he circumnavigated the globe it took just under 3 years to do
  • 1524

    Giovanni de Varrazano - sailed for spain

    Giovanni de Varrazano - sailed for spain
    explored the north east coast north america from cape fear , north Carolina
  • Period:
    1528
    to
    1536

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de vaca - sailed for spain

    explored north america
  • 1532

    Francisco Pizarro- sailed for spain

    He went to south America and conquered the inca empire
  • 1534

    Jacques Cartier - sailed for Spain

    Jacques Cartier - sailed for  Spain
    he led three expeditions to Canada
  • 1539

    hernando soto - sailed for spain

    found florida and first to see Mississippi river
  • Period:
    1540
    to
    1542

    Fransico Vasqueuz de cornando - sailed for spain

    went looking for the gold but actually found the grand canyon
  • 1542

    jaun cabrillo sailed for spain

    he explores up to mexico and went to modern day California