Invented the printing press.
An Italian explorer who went to Asia and inspired other explorers to go to Asia. Found spices, silks and other goods.
He sailed west from Spain to find Asia. He thought he landed in India but was actually in San Salvador, El Salvador (Central America).
He was a Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztec Empire in Mexico.
Native people who ruled over what is now part of Mexico.
Took over Constantinople which ended all trade routes to Asia.
Sailed for England to try to find China and thought he did but actually found today's New Foundland, Canada
First to lead a voyage that sailed around the world.
Founded school for navigation in Sagres, Portugal
Proved Columbus and Caboto were wrong, that they didnt reach Asia by sailing the same way, but actually found a new continent.
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