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Flashcards in Exploration Deck (10):
1

Christopher Columbus

Wanted to reach the West Indies by sailing west across the Atlantic

2

Ferdinand Magellan

Strait of Magellan

3

John Cabot

Sailed to Canada

4

Henry Hudson

Northeast passage around Europe

5

Hernando Cortes

Captured and demolished Tenichtitlan

6

Verrazano

Manhattan

7

Pedro Cabral

Tried to take Da Gama's route for greater winds

8

Vitus Bering

Bering sea and Strait

9

Jacques Cartier

Claimed Canada New France

10

Vasco da Gama

Cape of Good Hope