Sep 16, 1300
Reading about Marco PoloPeople in European read of Marco Polo's travels to Cathay (China) and other excited Asian lands.
Sep 15, 1400
Europeans Start to ExploreEropeans started to explore for andveture, spread of Cristianity, and money.
Sep 16, 1492
Christopher ColumbusColumbus started to sail across the world. He landed in the Bahamas.
Mar 4, 1497
Vasco da GamaHe started to explore new islands and found new routes to India.
Sep 18, 1497
Sending People out ExplorersKing Henry V(II sent Cabot on a voyage to the West.
Jan 1, 1500
The Native AmericansAround this time North Carolina was peopled by Native Americans living in villages.
Nov 14, 1524
Verrazano's ExpeditionKing Francis I of France sent Italian navigator Giovanni da Verrazano westward.
Nov 18, 1564
Sending TroopsSpain sent troops under Pedro Menedez de Aviles to Florida.