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28 Facts Part 2

Explorers Simulation

Who sailed for England as privateer, explored the western coast of North America, and circumnavigated the globe? Sir Francis Drake
Who shut down the land routes to the Far East? Turks
Who started a navigational school even though he was never an explorer? Prince Henry of Portugal
Who was a Portuguese explorer who sailed south around the tip of Africa to India? Vasco da Gama
Who was an Italian who sailed for Spain and discovered the “New World” in 1492? Christopher Columbus
Who was an Italian who sailed for England and discovered Newfoundland and Nova Scotia? John Cabot
What do you call the rich fishing area off the coast of Newfoundland? Grand Banks
A German mapmaker drew a world map naming the New World after who? Amerigo Vespucci
What Spanish explorer searched for the “fountain of youth,” but found Florida instead? Ponce de Leon
What Spanish explorer was ruthless and cruel, and conquered the Aztec of Mexico? Hernando Cortez
Created by: hewittl