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28 Facts Part 3

Explorers Simulation

Who was the first European explorer to see the Pacific Ocean? Balboa
What Spanish explorer conquered the Inca Empire in Peru? Pizarro
What Portuguese explorer tried to circumnavigate the world but was killed in the Philippine Islands? Magellan
Who sailed for both the English and the Dutch in search for a Northern Passage through North America? Hudson
What Italian explorer sailed for France along the Atlantic Coast of North America? Verrazano
What French explorer, explored the St. Lawrence region of Canada? Cartier
What Spanish explorer, discovered the Mississippi River? DeSoto
What Spanish explorer traveled in the Southwest and discovered the Grand Canyon? Coronado
What agreement split the world in two between Spain and Portugal? Treaty of Tordesillas
What was an important navigational tool in the 15th century? astrolabe
Created by: hewittl