APUSH Test 1

Events

Portugal's Exploration Program

Approx. 1450 - Approx. 1460

Spain's Exploration Program

Approx. 1490 - Approx. 1500

Columbus' first voyage

1492

Portuguese land on Brazil and claim South America

1493

Cortez conquers Aztecs

1521 - 1522

Pizarro conquers Incas

1532 - 1538

Cartier establishes "New France"

1535

Sir Walter Raleigh establishes Roanoke (before Spanish Armada)

1584

Catholics rule England

Approx. 1600 - Approx. 1662

Champlain explores St. Lawrence River (looking for sea route to China)

1603

Separatists go to Holland

1606

James I grants Virginia/Plymouth companies land/rights to settle

1606

Jamestown is Founded

1607

Champlain established Quebec

1608