Who was John Cabot where was he looking to find a Northwest Passage?
He was an Italian-English explorer that sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to get to Asia.
Who was Giovanni da Verrazzano and what did he do?
He was an Italian that explored the east coast of North America looking for a northwest passage.
Who was Jacques Cartier and what did he do?
He was a French explorer that kept looking for a water route to Asia and claimed Canada for France.
Who was Samuel de Champlain and what did he do?
This French explorer started a fur trading post on St. Lawrence River (Canada).
Who was Henry Hudson and what did he do?
He was an English captain that sailed up the Hudson River in New York.
Who was Francis Drake and what did he do?
He was an English captain that attacked the Spanish Armada and gave the treasure to Queen Elizabeth of England.
Why was the conflict between Spain and England?
They both fought over treasure, religion and claiming new land/territory.