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explorers Q/A

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Which explorer was the first to establish a sea route to Asia? For which European country did he sail?
De gama, Portugal
Which explorer was the first to sail to the east coast of South America? For which European country did he sail?
Carbal, Portugal
By 1600, on which continents did Portugal claim or control territory or cities?
Part of South America , Africa ,Europe,Asia
Which explorer was the first to sail to what are today the Caribbean Islands, between North and South America? For which European country did he sail?
Christorpher Coulmbus , Spain
Which explorer was the first to lead a voyage that eventually went around the world? For which European country did he sail?
Elcano (for Magellan) ,Spain
Which country had explorers who led expedi- tions into the lands of the Aztecs and Incas in North and South America? Who were these explorers?
Spain ,Pizarro and Cortes
By 1600, on which continents did Spain claim territory?
Central, North and South America and Europe
Which European countries during this period sent explorers to North America's east coast? Name three of these explorers.
Unitied Kingdom , France, The Netherland and Cabot , Hudson, De Verrazano