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1

what is the name of the german map maker that Vespucci was in partnership with

Martin Waldeesmuller

2

who did John Cabot sail for

England

3

what is John Cabot's real name before the king made him change it in order to sail for england

Giovanni Cabolto

4

What was John Cabot's deal with King Henry VII

Henry would sponsor the voyage if he would get 20% of everything he found

5

What is french Sailor Giovanni Verranzo famous for

He comes close to modern day NYC (bridge named for him now) and he sailed to modern day Nova Scotia

6

Jacques Cartier

Arrived at the straight of Belle Isle near canada
voyaged down the coast of Newfoundland
helps found the city of quebec and travels to St. Lawrence

7

Juan Ponce De Leon

fountain of youth
famous conquistador
founded puerto rico and florida
shot by an arrow

8

who founded/discovered Panama

Vasco Nunez De Balboa

9

Ferdinand Magellan

goal was to travel around the world
died in the phillipines because of tribal dispute
crew made it back to spain

10

Fernando Cortez

founded Mexico (landed in modern Mexico city)
uses guns and horses to scare the aztecs
took aztec chief captive and killed him
brought back tons of gold and silver to spain
brought tons of diseases into the new world

11

what is the name of the aztec chief

Montezuma

12

Fransisco Pizzaro

founds Peru
sets up peru's capital Lima
tells the Incan chief he will spare his life if he fills a room with gold but kills him anyway
killed by his own men

13

who is the Incan chief

atahualpa

14

Hernando De Soto

discovers the Mississippi river
shot by an arrow and was buried in the Mississippi river

15

Sir Francis Drake

Sailed around the world

16

Sir Humphrey Gilbert

got lost at sea

17

Sir Walter Raleigh

explored and brought John White Sailing

18

John White

brings 150 settlers to america left to get more supplies and was delayed by the Spanish Armada. When he returns about 10 years later he finds the settlement abandoned with "Crotoan" carved on a tree and a door

19

what is the lost settlement of Roanoke

John Whites settlement which is modern day Outer Banks

20

who did Damerigo Vespucci sail for

He sailed for Portugal even though he is italtian