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Famous Explorers Crossword

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Who sailed the ocean in 1492 Christopher Columbus
Who was the first European to reach India by sea Vasco de Gama
1497, he discover parts of North America John Cabot
Made the first Europeans contact with the Eastern Coast of Australia James Cook
He conquered Mexico Hernando Cortes
Mapped much of the Southern half of the modern United States Hernando De Soto
Conquered Peru Francisco pizarro
English sea explorer and navigator in the early 17th century Jacque Cartier
Organized the Castilian expedition to the East Indies Ferdinand Magellan
Best known for crossing the isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean in 1513 Vasco Balboa
First demanstrates that Brazil and the West IndIves did not represent Asias eastern outskirts as initially conjectured from Columbian voyages America Vespucius
Sailed around the southernNmost tip of Africa in 1488, reaching the Indian Ocean from the Atlantic Bartolomeu Dias
Found the city of Santa Fe and New Mexico in 1610 Pedro Peralta
Explored the Great Lakes region of the United States, Canad, the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico Sierra do Salle
Claimed the Moreast coast of South America for Portugal Pedro Alvares Cabral
Founded New France and Quebec City on July 3, 1608 Samuel Champlain
First governed of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown Juan Ponce Leon
Italian explorer of North America in service of King Francis I of France Giovanni Verrazzano
First resident Bishop of Chiapas Bartolome Casas

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European Explorers Crossword

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The "G" that has to do with wealth Gold
_________ River Hudson
Spain, France, and Portugal are all in ______ Europe
_______ Cartier Jacques
________ Diaz Bartholomew
If people don't think Columbus is a Villain, they think he's a _____ hero
Type of people Columbus encountered when he came to the Americas Native Americans
The "G" that has to do with religion God
_________ Cabral Pedro
________ Passage Northwest
Known for discovering the Americas Christopher Columbus
Conquored the Aztecs Hernando Cortes
Juan Ponce de ______ Leon
_____, Pinta, and Santa Maria Nina
Rene Robert de La _____ Salle
Francisco ___________ Coronado
Giovanni __________ Verrazano
Marco _______ Polo
Country Columbus thought he landed in India
Vasco Da _____ Gama

Chapter 13 Exploration and Discovery Crossword

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Who traveled to China in 1271? Marco Polo
What instrument greatly aided sailors in navigation and map making? Compass
Word that means "distance from the equator" Latitude
Light, fast vessel developed in the 15th century Caravel
"The Navigator" Prince Henry
Who traveled down the coast of Africa and rounded the "Cape of Storms"? Bartolomeu Dias
Who was the first to reach India by going around Africa? Vasco de Gama
Which explorer had the ships the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria? Christopher Columbus
Line that separated the east and the west, drawn by Pope Alexander VI Line of Demarcation
Italian merchant who America was named after Amerigo Vespucci
Who named the Pacific Ocean? Ferdinand Magellan
What does the word "Pacific" mean? Peaceful
What does "Patagonians" mean? Big feet
What civilization had the city of Tenochtitlan? Aztec
What civilization flourished in the 4th century through the 10th, but was eventually conquered by the Spanish? Mayan
What civilization built awesome roads? Inca
What does "conquistadors" mean? Conquerors
Who cut across Panama in 1513? Vasco de Balboa
Who was the greatest of the conquistadors? Cortes
Who was the cruelest of the conquistadors? Pizzaro
What Roman Catholic friar protected the Indians? Las Casas
Who was searching for cities of gold, but actually found the Mississippi river? Hernando de Soto
Who found the Grand Canyon? Cornado
What French explorer had 3 voyages? Cartier
Who was the "Father of New France"? Samuel de Champlain
Who was Louisiana named after? King Louis XIV
Who founded New Amsterdam? Hudson
Who founded Jamestown? Cabot
What was one country that closed its borders to western civilization? China
Where did the English trade mainly? India