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Marco Polo

Italy

Bartolomeu Dias

Portugal

Christopher Columbus

Spain 1

Vasco de Gama

Portugal

Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Spain 2

Ferdinand Magellan

Spain 3

Hernan Cortez

Spain 4

Francisco de Coronado

Spain 5

Henry Hudson

Dutch and English

Marco Polo

Trade

Bartolomeu Dias

Trade route to the Indies

Christopher Columbus

Spread Christianity/ Find a trade route to the Indies by traveling west/ Gold

Vasco de Gama

Trade route to the Indies 2

Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Wealth

Ferdinand Magellan

Find a trade route to the Indies by traveling West

Hernan Cortez

Gold

Francisco de Coronado

Golden Cities

Henry Hudson

Northern passage through North America

Marco Polo

Writing a book that inspired others

Bartolomeu Dias

Cape of Good Hope/ Sailed to the tip of Africa

Christopher Columbus

Caribbean Islands(San Salvador, Hispaniola, Cuba, Dominica, Trinidad, Jamaica/ Venizuela, Mexico, Panama, Honduras

Vasco de Gama

Found the Eastern trade route to the Indies. Portugal had control of this trade route.

Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Pacific Ocean

Ferdinand Magellan

The World was Round!!!!

Hernan Cortez

Conquered the Aztec civilization in Mexico.

Francisco de Coronado

Explored the Southern part of the United States.

Henry Hudson

Eastern Canada

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