age of exploration

henry the navigator
created the first school for the advancement of navigation
bartolomeu dias
first to sail around africa
vasco da gama
first to sail around africa to calcutta, india
Christopher Columbus
first to sail west to reach the east
Juan Ponce Leon
sailed from Puerto Rico and settled Florida
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
first to cross the Isthmus of Panama
Hernando Cortes
invaded and conquered mexico and the aztecs indians
Francisco Pizarro
invaded peru and conquered the Incas
Hernando de Soto
sailed from Cuba to Florida and explored the Mississippi River
Francisco Cornado
explored the southwest United States
Ferdinand Magellan
first to circumnavigate the world
from portugal_working for spain
John Cabot
explored the coast of New Foundland, Nova Scotia, and Labrador
Giovanni de Verrazano
sailed the atlantic coast from North Carolina to New York
from italy__working for france
Jacques Cartier
sailed the St. Lawrence River to present day Montreal, Canada
Sir Martin Frobisher
sailed the coast of Greenland
Henry Hudson
explored the hudson river up the present day Albany, NY
from england
working for : netherlands, england
treaty of tordesillas
the Set Line of Demarcation which was a boundary established in 1493 to define Spanish and Portuguese possessions in the Americas.
Pope Alexander VI
set the papal line of demarcations
the east lands/americas
the west lands and Brazil
the northwest passage
the attemps to find a route around the top of the new world
amerigo vespuci
(from italy) works for spain&portugal
mapmaker used his sketches and called lands amerigo's land= america
sir frances drake
from/working for england
privateer,sea dog, and explorer
samuel de champlain
from/working for : france
established quebec
explored interior of canada
the columbian exchange
the diffusion of plants, animals, and goods between the old/new world
settled in north america/ america
settled in north america (canada, great lakes)
settles in mexico, south america
setttled on the border of south america (BRAZIL)
settled in small part of eastern coast of south america