Norse sailor who named modern day Newfoundland, Canada: Vinland
The first white man to be killed by Indians
The first European to invent movable type
Prince of Portugal also known as a great navigator, skilled in map-making and fascinated by exploration
Geonan explorer who accidentally discovered the New World on his way to Cathay
Ancient Greek geographer who created the map that Columbus used to plan his trip
The Italian explorer who inspired Columbus with his book about his famous travels to China
A group of people Columbus named "Indians." Peaceful fisherfolk native to the Bahamas
The Spanish explorer best known for having crossed Panama to the Pacific Ocean, becoming the first European to lead an expedition to have seen or reached the Pacific from the New World.
Spanish explorer to first discover a passageway near the tip of South America which allowed his crew to be the first to sail around the world.
This Italian explorer's name was used in the naming of America
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
The King and Queen of Spain that gave Columbus his three ships the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria.
What did Gutenberg invent that allowed common people to have the opportunity to read?
the printing press
What was Spain's first colony in the New World?
The Caribbean Island Hispaniola
Who were the first Europeans to discover America?
In what year did Columbus set sail on his first voyage of discovery?
the science that studies past cultures through artifacts
How many trips did Columbus make to America?
What happened to explorer Ferdinand Magellan?
He joined the king of Cebu in fighting another tribe and was killed