Voyage to America

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Voyage to America

  1. 1. Many explorers traveled across the ocean seeking riches and fortune.
  2. 2. An explorer is a person who travels searching and seeking new discoveries.
  3. 3. Many explorers came from Europe. <ul><li>Christopher Newport </li></ul><ul><li>Ponce de Leon </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>Jacques Cartier </li></ul>
  4. 4. Christopher Columbus an Italian explorer left Spain to find a western route to Asia. After many attempts what he thought was Asia was actually the Bahamas. He made a total of 4 trips across the Atlantic Ocean. Who was Christopher Columbus
  5. 5. <ul><li>Juan Ponce de Leon was also an explorer who left from Spain to travel west. He traveled with Columbus on his second voyage. </li></ul><ul><li>He later explored Puerto Rico and Florida. </li></ul><ul><li>He names the city of St. Augustine Florida. </li></ul><ul><li>He searched for the fountain of youth. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>He left from France to explore the west. His reason for exploring was to look for a Northern route to the west and to start new colonies in the New World for France. </li></ul><ul><li>He explored the St. Lawrence River near Quebec, Canada </li></ul>Who was Jacques Cartier?
  7. 7. <ul><li>He left England to discover riches, and find a western route to Asia . </li></ul><ul><li>He started a colony or community in Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>He arrived in what is known as Jamestown. </li></ul><ul><li>He made a many as 4 voyages and was one of the first men to reach the Fall line of the James River. </li></ul>Who was Christopher Newport
  8. 8. <ul><li>How did the arrival of the explorers affect the First Americans? </li></ul><ul><li>What was Virginia’s early relations with Native Americans. </li></ul><ul><li>Describe the Native Americans feelings toward the arrival of the English. </li></ul><ul><li>Give examples of each. </li></ul>Read the Article Colonial Settlement 1600’s -1763 and write about making 3 points points.

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