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Bartolomeu Dias 1488, he attempted to sail around Africa to Asia
Vasco de Gama 1497, he was the first European to sail from Europe to Asia
Christopher Columbis 1492, searched for a new route to Asia but landed in the Bahamas
Prince Henry the Navigator he financed Portugal and helped the become the leader of exploration
Balboa 1513, first to see the Pacific ocean from land
Magellen 1522, his crew was the first to circumnavigate the world
Amerigo Vespucci 1501, realized Columbus was in a "new world'
Cortes 1519, sailed to present day Mexico (Aztecs) to search for gold with 500 soliders
Pizarro 1534, went to the Inca empier (Chile) with 400 soliders
De Soto 1539, landed in present day Tampa, Fl and discovered the MS river
Juan Ponce De Leon 1508, discovered the coast of florida
Coronado went to Texas as was the first to see the grand canyon
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