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Explorers

Columbus, Cabot,Cartier, Champlain, Marquette, Joliet. LaSalle, Hudson

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What the word 'New World' mean continent of North America that Columbus discovered in 1492
What Columbus accomplished discovery of North America in 1492, named inhabitants of North America 'Indians', sailed 3 ships Nina, Pinta, and the Santa Maria
What holiday celebrates the discovery of America Columbus day
Who was Cabot English explorer who reached Canada and claimed the entire east coast of North America for England
Who was Cartier French explorer who discovered St. Lawrence River and claimed land in Canada for France
Who was Champlain French explorer who founded the city of Quebec in Canada, and discovered Lakes Huron, Champlain, and Ontario
Who were Marquette and Joliet A missionary and fur trader who explored the Mississippi River and wanted to bring Christianity to Indians
Who was LaSalle A French explorer who wanted to find the mouth of the Mississippi River and claimed land along the Mississippi River for France.
Who was Hudson A Dutch explorer who wanted to find a northern passage to Asia; he discovered the Hudson River
Why did Europeans send explorers on expeditions? - Find faster routes to Asia - Teach Christianity to others - To find valuable gold, spices, silks... - To have land claimed in the name of their own countries
Created by: jack 17