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  • 1. Exploration
  • 2. 1st to ArriveThe first to arriveto Americas crossthe Bering Straitland bridge(Beringia)
  • 3. Leif EricsonLanded inNewfoundlandCanadaFirst European inAmerica 500 yearsbefore Columbus
  • 4. Henry the NavigatorPortugueseprince whoestablishedschool fornavigationPortugalbecomes centerof exploration
  • 5. Turkish/ Ottoman EmpireControls traderoutes to Asia(quickest way isthrough theirterritory)When they rose topower, they cuttrade routes toAsia
  • 6. Portugal Finds a New RouteBartholomeu DiasStarts to explorefarther from EuropeSails around Africato reach Asia
  • 7. Christopher ColumbusThought he couldfind a shorter routeto Asia by sailingWestConvinced Spain tosupport himRan into CaribbeanIslands, called themthe West IndieGlory
  • 8. John CabotExploring the NewWorld for BritainLanded inNewfoundland(near where LeifEricson landed)Glory
  • 9. Amerigo VespucciSailing for Portugalfigured out thatAmerica was notAsia, but a continentno modern Europeanwas aware ofNew World iseventually calledAmerica in his honor.Glory
  • 10. Hernan CortesSpanish ExplorerExplored Spain lookingfor GoldDefeated Aztecs bypeacefully entering theircapital and attackinglaterGold/God
  • 11. Francisco PizzaroSpanish explorerDefeats Inca empirein PeruGold
  • 12. Jacques CartierFrench Explorer findSt. Lawrence River inCanadaLooking for apassage throughNew World to AsiaGives Canada itsnameGlory
  • 13. Hernando de SotoExplores area aroundFlorida and SouthernUS for Spain1st European to crossMississippi riverGod, Gold, and Glory
  • 14. Marquette and JolietExplore length ofMississippi Riverlooking for routefrom Canada toPacific OceanFrench ExplorersGod/Glory

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