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Early Explorers

QuestionAnswer
John Cabot - Reason for exploration Italian Explorer. Hired by the kind of England to find a shorter route to Asia.
John Cabot - Obstacles to Exploration Sickness, death, did not know where they were going
John Cabot - Accomplishments They found so much fish that dried the fish and shipped it to Europe
Vasco Nunes de Balboa - Reason for exploration To find a shorter way to Asia
Vasco Nunes de Balboa - Obstacles of Exploration No food
Vasco Nunes de Balboa - Accomplishments Crossed the Isthmas and was the first European to see the Pacific Ocean
Juan Ponce de Leon - REasons for Exploration Spanish (from Spain). Searching for gold and the fountain of youth.
Juan Ponce de Leon - Obstacles to Exploration Desease spread sickness and death
Juan Ponce de Leon - Accomplishments Found Florida and claimed the land of Florida for Spain. He named the land "La Florida" place of flowers.
Christopher Columbus - Reasons for Exploration Italian (from Italy) He was looking for India or the Indies (Asia) by sailing West. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella supported him
Chirstopher Columbus - Obtacles to Exploration No map, sickness, did not have the right navigation
Chirstopher Columbus - Accomplishments 4 voyages to the Americas and the Caribbean. He reached South America
Henry Hudson - Reasons for Exploration To find a shorter way to Asia and the North West passage
Henry Hudson - Obstacles to Exploration Ship froze, old and expired food
Jacques Cartier - Reasons for Exploration French (from France)To find a shorter way to Asia and to frind the Northwest Passage
Jacques Cartier - Obstacles to Exploration Fast moving waters
Jacques Cartier - Accomplishments First European that reached the land of Canada
Created by: olssonn