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10 Cards in this Set

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Scandinavians who visited the New World around the year 1000
Man for whom America was named
Amerigo Vespucci
Merchant who told Europeans about the riches of China
Marco Polo
Explorer who claimed all of North America for England
John Cabot
Italian sailor who discovered the New World in 1492
Christopher Columbus
King and queen of Spain who financed a voyage
Ferdinand and Isabella
Explorer who sailed around the tip of Africa to India
Vasco da Gama
First European to reach what is now the United States
Ponce de Leon
Which body of water did Balboa name the Great South Sea
Pacific Ocean
What is a piece of land surrounded on three sides with water