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Sailed for England as Privateer, explored the Western Coast of North America and circumnavigated the globe
Drake
Shut down the land routes to the Far East
Turks
Started a navigational school even though was never an explorer
Prince Henry
Portugese explorer who sailed south around the tip of Africa to India
Vasco da Gama
Italian who sailed for England and discovered Newfoundland and Novia Scotia
Cabot
discovered the Grand Banks, rich fishing banks off coast Newfoundland
Cabot
Drew a world map naming the New World after Amerigo Vespucci
German Mapmaker
Spanish explorer searched for the fountain of youth but found Florida instead
Ponce de Leon'
Spanish Explorer who was ruthless and cruel. He conquered the Aztecs of Mexico
Cortes
1st European explorer to see Pacific Ocean
Balboa