Explorers of a new world Flashcards


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Where was Christopher Colombus from?

Spain

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Where was John Cabot from?

England

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Where was Amerigo Vespucci from?

Spain/Portugal

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Where was Juan Ponce de Leon from?

Spain

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Where was Hernando de Soto from?

Spain

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Where was Francisco Cornado from?

Spain

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Where was Jacques Cartier from?

France

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Where was Sir Francis Drake from?

England

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Where was Samuel de Champlain from?

France

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Where was Robert de La Salle from?

France

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What year did Christopher Columbus explore in?

1492

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What year did John Cabot explore in?

1497/1498

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What year did Amerigo Vespucci explore in?

1499/1501

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What year did Juan Ponce de Leon explore in?

1513

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What year did Hernando de Soto explore in?

1539

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What year did Francisco Coronado explore in?

1540

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What year did Jacques Cartier explore in?

1534

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What year did Sir Francis Drake explore in?

1577

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What year did Samuel de Champlain explore in?

1603

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What year did Robert de La Salle explore in?

1681/82

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What was Christopher Columbus main accomplishment?

Discovery of the New World.

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What was John Cabot's main accomplishment?

Claimed the atlantic coast of North America.

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What was Amerigo Vespucci's main accomplishment?

He gave proof America was a New World.

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What was Juan Ponce de Leon's main accomplishment?

First Spaniard to explore Florida.

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What was Hernando de Soto's main accomplishment.

Discovered the Mississippi River.

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What was Francisco Cornado's main accomplishment?

Discovered the Grand Canyon.

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What was Jacques Cartier's main accomplishment?

Discovered the St. Lawrence River.

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What was Sir Francis Drake's main accomplishment?

Sailed to South America plundering spanish ships and capturing their treasures.

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What was Samuel de Champlain's main accomplishment?

Built a Fort that later became known as the city of Quebec.

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What was Robert de La Salle's main accomplishment?

He claimed the Mississippi River.

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Which was the first country to send an explorer to the New World?

Spain

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Which was the last country to send an explorer to the New World?

France

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Which explorer sailed for two different countries?

Amerigo Vespucci

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How many years passed between the first and last explorations?

191 years

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Which country sent the most explorers to the new world?

Spain