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Christopher Columbus Sponsor Spain
Christopher Columbus Obstacles the sailor's always wanted to mutiny against him, Santa Maria was wrecked, Pinta left the group and sailed back to Spain
John Cabot Sponsor England
John Cabot Obstacles lack of maps
Vasco Nunez de Balboa Sponsor Spain
Vasco Nunez de Balboa Obstacles Obstacles-Southe American Indian tribes
Juan Ponce de Leon Sponsor Spain
Juan Ponce de Leon Obstacles Native Indian tribes
Henry Hudson Sponsor England
Henry Hudson Obstacles mutiny of his crew
Jacques Cartier Sponsor France
Jacques Cartier Obstacles when he tried to start a settlement his sailors died of disease
Items traded with Asia pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, gold, jewels, silk, perfume, porcelain
What is the Northwest passage? A trade route from Europe to Asia.
Jaques Cartier Purpose to find the Northwest passage and aquire more lands like Spain
Jaques Cartier Achievements He explored the St Lawerence river, found Canada and claimed it for France
Henry Hudson Achievements discovered the Hudson river and explored the Chesapeake Bay area in what is now New England
Henry Hudson Purpose to find the Northwest passage
Juan Ponce de Leon Achievements claimed Puerto Rico for Spain, was the first to travel European to land in Florida and claimed it for Spain
Juan Ponce de Leon Purpose to look for the fountain of youth and other riches
Vasco Nunez de Balboa Achievements The first settlement in South America, first to travel across South America and claimed lands all lands and the eastern part of the Pacific Ocean for Spain
Vasco Nunez de Balboa Purpose to look for gold and pearls and to claim new lands for Spain
John Cabot Achievements landed in Canada and claimed it for England
John Cabot Purpose to find the Northwest passage to Asia
Christopher Columbus Achievements discover and claimed San Salcador, captured Indians as slaves, explored the Atlantic side of South America
Christopher Columbus Purpose to find the Northwest passage
Name the 3 ships Columbus took on his first voyage? Nina, Pinta & Santa Maria
Created by: ctabor