Explorer Who Am I

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  • 1. Explorer Review
  • 2. Vikings
    • Sailed for Scandinavia
    • Explored Greenland+Iceland
    • Boats were curved at both ends and highly decorated
    • Fierce warriors; farmers
    • Who are we?
  • 3. Christopher Columbus
    • Sailed for Spain
    • I was from Italy
    • I explored the Canary Islands and Puerto Rico
    • I had 3 ships: Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria
    • 4 voyages
    • Who am I?
  • 4. John Cabot
    • Sailed for England
    • Fished off the cost of Newfoundland
    • First to clam land in the New World
    • Who am I?
  • 5. Amerigo Vespucci
    • Sailed for Portugal+Spain
    • America is named after him
    • Who am I?
  • 6. Vasco Nunez de Balboa
    • I sailed for Spain
    • I explored Panama, the Atlantic+Pacific oceans
    • I was BEHEADED
    • Who am I?
  • 7. Hernando Cortes
    • Sailed for Spain
    • I explored Mexico+Hispaniola
    • Adventuress and cruel
    • I conquered Mexico+the Aztecs
    • Who am I?
  • 8. Ferdinand Magellan
    • Sailed for Spain
    • Explored Mexico + the Philippines
    • First to circumnavigate around the world
    • He was killed in the Philippines
    • Who am I?
  • 9. Francisco Coronado
    • Sailed for Spain
    • Explored California, Texas, Arizona, Mexico, Oklahoma, and Kansas
    • I looked for The 7 Cities of GOLD
    • I wore a suit of GOLD
    • Discovered The Grand Canyon
    • Who am I?
  • 10. Henry Hudson
    • Sailed for England+The Netherlands (Holland)
    • Explored Greenland
    • Sailed farther North then any other explorer
    • Who am I?
  • 11. Robert La Salle
    • Sailed for France
    • Explored Canada, The Great Lakes, The Mississippi River
    • Murdered by his crew
    • Who am I?
  • 12. James Cook
    • Sailed for England
    • Explored the St. Laurence River
    • Discovered the Hawaiian Islands
    • Killed by Hawaiian Natives
    • Who am I?