Created a school for the advancement of navigation, laying the groundwork for Portugal to become a leader in the Age of Exploration
Europe began their modern exploration of the world.
Became the first European to sail around the Cape of Good Hope.
"Discovered" the Caribbean
Accidentally discovered Brazil
He discovered the State of Florida
He was a Spanish conquistador who assembled an army from the Spanish Colonies consisting of 600 men, 15 horsemen, and 15 cannons. Through decisive use of superior weapons and native assistance, also the help of European disease which had already wrecked ative populations, successfully conquered the Aztecs capturing Montezuma II.
He explored the Arctic