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Grade 4 History Ch 1

Grade 4 History Ch 1 - New Names and Places

Christopher Columbus Italian sailor who discovered America in 1492
Marco Polo Italian merchant who visited China and described its riches to Europe
Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria the three ships used on Columbus's first voyage
Ferdinand and Isabella king and queen of Spain who financed Columbus's voyages
Indians name Columbus gave to the people of the New World because he thought he was in India
Vikings sea-going Scandinavian people
Leif Ericson Viking who was the first European to visit America
John Cabot explorer who claimed North America for England in 1497
Amerigo Vespucci explorer who was the first call America a New World
Vasco da Gama Portuguese explorer who was the first to sail around the tip of Africa
Vasco de Balboa Spanish explorer who claimed the Pacific Ocean for Spain and named it the Great South Sea
Ponce de Leon first European to explore the land that is now the United States; explored and named Florida
San Salvador island in the West Indies
Vinland Vikings' name for America
Created by: mbrennan262


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