Explorers in North America

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Vikings Began to Travel to North America

800

In the late 800s, they began to travel the North Atlantic Ocean, in search of riches, and new lands

Vikings Migrate from Iceland to Greenland

980

Vikings migrate from Iceland to Greenland.

VikingsAbandon North American Colony

1014

Vikings abandon North American colony

Columbus Landed on an Island he Taught was Near China

1492

Christopher Columbus landed on an island he thaught was near China.

Cabot Reached North America

1497

John Cabot reached North America.

KIng of France sent an explorer to find a passage to Asia

1524

The king of France sent an italian explorer named Giovanni Da Verrazano to North America to find a passage to Asia.

Spanish Establish the First European Settlement

1526

spanish establish the first european settlement near the present -day border between Georgia and South Carolina,and San Miguel de Gualdape.

Sam Miguel Settlement is Abandoned

1527

Sam Miguel De Gualdape settlement is abandoned.

Jacquer Cartier Reached North America

1534

A french explorer named Jacquer Cartier reached North America.

Hernado de Soto Reaches Present-day Southern United States

1539

Hernado de Soto reaches Florada and explores present-day southern United States.

Coronado Begins Expedition

1540

Coronado begins expedition to present-day southwestern United States.

Spanish succesfull settlement in St. Augustina Florida

1565

Spanish establish first successful settlement in ST. Augustina Florida.