The Journey to a New World

  • Sep 16, 1300

    Reading about Marco Polo

    People in European read of Marco Polo's travels to Cathay (China) and other excited Asian lands.
  • Sep 15, 1400

    Europeans Start to Explore

    Eropeans started to explore for andveture, spread of Cristianity, and money.
  • Sep 16, 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Columbus started to sail across the world. He landed in the Bahamas.
  • Mar 4, 1497

    Vasco da Gama

    He started to explore new islands and found new routes to India.
  • Sep 18, 1497

    Sending People out Explorers

    King Henry V(II sent Cabot on a voyage to the West.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    The Native Americans

    Around this time North Carolina was peopled by Native Americans living in villages.
  • Nov 14, 1524

    Verrazano's Expedition

    King Francis I of France sent Italian navigator Giovanni da Verrazano westward.
  • Nov 18, 1564

    Sending Troops

    Spain sent troops under Pedro Menedez de Aviles to Florida.