7th Grade Ch. 2 Exploring the Americas PEOPLE Set 1
Terms in this set (9)
Prince Henry the Navigator
Created a "school of navigation"
Portuguese explorer who was the first to sail around the tip of Africa - Cape of Good Hope
Started the first voyage to circumnavigate the globe, but died before finishing it
Vasco da Gama
the first European to reach India by making a semi-circular sweep around the tip of Africa.
Concluded that South America was a continent, and not part of Asia
Conquistador that conquered the Incas
Conquistador that conquered the Aztec Empire
His story of his Travels, as well as spices, silks, and other goods brought back from China inspired world exploration
Juan Ponce de Leon
Spanish Explorer who discovered and named Florida while searching for the "Fountain of Youth"
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