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Discovered America in 1492

Christopher Columbus

100

First to make friends with the Indians

France

100

Where was Columbus trying to reach

Asia

100

largest continent

Asia

100

English captains who raided Spanish ships

"sea dogs"

200

First discovered the Grand Canyon

Francisco de Coronado

200

first named New France

France

200

Hemisphere where North America is located

Western

200

largest ocean

Pacific Ocean

200

Who was the most Famous "Sea Dog"

Sir Francis Drake

300

Sailed around Africa to get to India

Vasco do Gama

300

gave Columbus money for his journey

Spain

300

Land surrounded by water on 3 sides

peninsula

300

number of continents

7

300

Who called America a "New World"

Amerigo Vespucci

400

Merchant who visited China and described its riches to Europe

Marco Polo

400

Had claims to the New World (3)

England, France, Spain

400

Where was the first Spanish settlement

St Augustine

400

What was discovered by Coronado in Arizona

Grand Canyon

400

Who discovered the Pacific Ocean and called it the Great South Sea

Balboa

500

Established first French settlement in the New World

Samuel de Champlain

500

The Columbus first landed

San Salvador

500

What did De Soto discover

Mississippi River

500

Jacques Cartier discovered

a waterway through North America to Pacific Ocean Amazon River

500

Who discovered Florida

Ponce de Leon

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