Explorer timeline

Events

Leif Erikson

960 A.D - 1020 A.D

Discovered America in 1001 A.D

John cabot

1450 - May 1498

Discovered Labrador Coast in 1497 and disappeared in 1498

Christopher Columbus

August 26th, 1451 - May 20th, 1506

Discovered the Strait of Magellan in 1520, and discovered the Philippines in 1521

Amerigo Vespucci

March 9th 1454 - February 22nd, 1512

in 1499, he discovered that the South and North America were not part of Asia

Vasco Nunez de Balboa

1457 - January 15th, 1519

In 1513, he was the first man to see and cross the Pacific Ocean from the new world

Francisco pizaro

1476 - June 26th, 1541

He "discovered" the inca empire in 1531

Ferdinand Magellan

February 3rd, 1480 - April 27th, 1521

Discovered the Strait of Magellan around 1519, and was the first man to cross the Pacific Ocean

Giovanni de Verranzzo

1485 - 1528

Discovered New York Harbor in 1524

Hernan Cortes

1485 - December 2nd, 1547

He discovered Mexico in 1519, and Baja California in 1539

Jacquez Cartier

December 31st, 1491 - September 1st, 1557

Discovered St. Lawrence river and Canada in 1534

Columbian Exchange

1492

Traded many things, but the biggest problem was disease
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Henry Hudson

1565 - June 22nd, 1611

He discovered the Hudson Bay in 1609