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European Explorers

Dates, purposes, sponsors, obstacles, and achievements

Who was John Cabot's sponsor? England
Who was Vasco Nunez de Balboa's sponsor? Spain
Who paid for, sponsored, Juan Ponce de Leon's expedition? Spain
Who was Christopher Columbus's sponsor? Spain
Who sponsored Henry Hudson? Netherlands
For what country did Jacques Cartier explore? France
Which two explorers faced the challenge of not having maps? John Cabot and Christopher Columbus
With what group of natives did both Balboa and de Leon fight? Native Americans
Whose crew mutinied against him, set him adrift in a small boat, and was never heard from again? Henry Hudson
Whose sailors caught disease? Jacques Cartier
What continent did Hudson, Cartier, Columbus, and Cabot want to get to? Asia
Created by: will_larkey