European Explorer's Vocabulary
Terms in this set (15)
A person who leaves their home to search for new lands.
The act of exploring.
Something that gets in the way.
To change behaviors in order to survive.
A large body of land. There are 7 continents.
To get along and work well with someone.
When there is a problem between people.
Things that are naturally from the Earth like water, air, land, trees...
The four main directions of North, East, South, West
He was sent by Spain to find riches and a western sea route to Asia. He discovered the New World.
He was sent by England to find a Northwest route to Asia. He discovered Canada.
Juan Ponce de Leon
He was a Spanish explorer searching for the Fountain of Youth. He discovered Florida.
Vasco Nunez Balboa
He was a Spanish explorer searching for wealth and fame. He was the 1st European to see the Eastern side of the Pacific Ocean.
France sent him to find the Northwest Passage and gold. He discovered the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the St. Lawrence River.
He was sent by the Dutch East India Company to find the Northwest Passage. He discovered Hudson Bay and the Hudson River.