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Italian explorer who found newfoundland but told people he had found Cathay
Giovanni Caboto
European who proved it was possible to reach Asia by sailing west from Europe
Magellan
Leader of the first Europeans to visit the Americas
Eriksson
First European people known to have visited the Americas
Vikings
Poruguese explorer who found a sea route to Asia by sailing around Africa
DeGama
Local name for the island on which Columbus first landed
Guanahani
European whose descriptions of the riches of China made traders want to go to Asia
Marco Polo
Portuguese explorer who was the first European to sail around the SOuthern tip Africa
Dias
Portuguese leader who started a school for navigators
Prince Henry
Body of water reached by Spanish explorer Balboa
Pacific Ocean
First European to make a globe
Behaim
City captured by the Turks, closing off trade routes between Europe and Asia
Constantinople
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The trade routes between Europe and Asia are closed off
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The first European school for training sailors in navigation is set up
2
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Christopher Columbus recieves support from Spain to sail to Asia
3
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Amerigo Vespucci conludes that Columbus did not reach Asia
4
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Vasco Nunez de Balboa proves that Vespucci was right and that Columbus was wrong
5
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One of Ferdinand Megellan's ships sailed around the world
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