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explorer who first saw the Pacific Ocean

Balboa

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man who led the voyage of the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria

Columbus

3

merchant who visited Chin and described its riches to Europe

Marco Polo

4

explorer who discovered the Mississippi River

De Soto

5

explorer who discovered Florida

Ponce de Leon

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How continents are there?

Seven

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The continent responsible for the settlement of the New World

Europe

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Which continent did Columbus try to reach

India

9

How many oceans are there?

4

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the largest ocean

Pacific Ocean

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a body of land that is surrounded on three sides by water

peninsula

12

Which hemisphere located is North America located in?

Western

13

the largest continent

Asia

14

Which country made friends with the Indians and traded with them for furs?

France

15

Who helped found the first permanent French settlement in the New World?

Champlain

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Which country gave Christopher Columbus the money he needed for his journey?

Spain

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Which country gave Christopher Columbus the money he needed for his journey?

Spain

18

What was the first Spanish settlement in America?

St. Augustine

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Which country did NOT have a claim to land in North America? England, France, Spain or Portugal

Portugal

20

Which explorer first sailed around Africa to get to India?

Vasco da Gama

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In what year did Columbus discover America?

1492

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Which explorer discovered the Grand Canyon?

Coronado

23

What was Canada first named?

New France

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Where was the place Columbus first landed?

San Salvador

25

Who was the most famous British "sea dog"?

Sir Francis Drake

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What explorer first called America a "New World"?

Amerigo Vespucci

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What great Indian tribe lived in what is now Mexico?

Aztecs

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Map Locations. Please study these on a separate map from your book or quizzes.

Europe
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Africa
Asia
Australia
Arctic Ocean
South America
Indian Ocean
North America