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Leif Erikson
1st European to Get to America
1st
Cheng Ho, Zheng He
travels all around world , naval is banned after death
Around World
Bartholomeu Dias
Explores South Tip of Africa for Portugal
South Tip
Vasco De Gama
Finds water route to India
water route
Christopher Colombus
Looking for India instead fins North America & colonizes
New World
Pedro Cabral
Claimed Brazil Portugal's
Claim
Amerigo Vaspucci
maps out South America and North America so named after him
North America named
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
claims Pacific for Spain
Pacific
Ferdinand Magellan
circumnavigates world
world
John Cabot
Sails to North America for England
England
Jacques Cartier
Sails to North America for France, goes to St.Lawrence R.
France, St.Lawrence R.
Hendry Hudson
sails to North America for Netherlands
Netherlands
Hernan Cortes
founded Mexico
Mexico
Franciso Pizarro
sailed to Peru, conquered Inca
Peru , Inca