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The Line of Demarcation drawn
1497
Eastern coast of North America claimed for England by John Cabot
1513
Balboa discoved the Pacific Ocean
1519-1521
Conquest of Mexico by Cortes
1519-1522
Voyage of Magellan's sailors around the world
1531
Francisco Pizarro conquers Peru
1534-1535
Cartier's explorations along the St. Lawrence River
1540-1542
exploration of southwestern North America by Coronado
1541
De Soto discovers the Mississippi River
1565
settlement of St. Augustine
1577-1580
voyage around the world by Sir Francis Drake
1588
Defeat of the Spanish Armada
1608
Quebec founded by Champlain
1612
Tobacco first grown in Virginia
1673
Marquette and Joliet explore along the Wisconsin, Mississippi, and Illinois Rivers
1681-1682
La Salle explores along the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico
Line of Demarcation
Pope Alexander VI divided the New World between Portugal and Spain. The line was drawn north and south in the Atlantic Ocean about 600 miles west of the azores, land to the west of the line belonged to Spain and east belonged to Portugal.