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6SS Explorers

English & French Explorers

The first English expedition to the new world was an unsuccessful settlement on what island? Roanoke Island
Where is Roanoke Island located? off the coast of what is now North Carolina
The first English expedition to the new world was led by whom? Sir Walter Raleigh
After Roanoke failed, what was the next English settlement called? Jamestown
Who led the second English settlement? John Smith
Instead of finding gold, the colonists came up with a crop that made money for them, What was it? Tobacco
Who was the first European during the Renaissance to land in North America? John Cabot
What is the southern tip of Africa known as? The Cape of Good Hope
Who was the English explorer who wanted to find a trade route to Asia through North America? Henry Hudson
Was the passage to the Orient ever foud? NO
After the Renaissance was over, what was the new passage that was discovered to the orient? Going through the Strait of Magellan
Wasgoing through the Strait of Magellan better than going around the tip of Africa? NO
What was the passage to the orient through North America that the explorers were looking for? The Northwest Passage
Who was the English explorer and pirate that sailed around the world? Sir Francis Drake
Who was the most famous French explorer of the Renaissance? Cartier
What land did this French explorer visit and open up for trade? Canada
Created by: ndmsteach