Who did they sail for? What were they trying to find? What obstacles did they encounter? What accomplishments did they have? Ponce De Leon

100

Spain
Who did Christopher Columbus sail for?

100

A way to sail to Asia to find riches.
What was Christopher Columbus trying to find?

100

He had a fearful crew and ran into the New World
What obstacle did Christopher Columbus face?

100

First European to the New World
What accomplishment did Columbus have?

100

What country is Ponce De Leon from?
What country is Ponce De Leon from?

200

England
Who did John Cabot sail for?

200

The northwest passage to Asia
What was John Cabot trying to find?

200

cold weather and North America.
What obstacle did John Cabot face?

200

First European in North America which is now modern day Canada.
What accomplishment did Cabot have?

200

to find fame, fortune, and fountain of youth
What was the reason Ponce de Leon sailed?

300

France
Who did Jacques Cartier sail for?

300

Gold and the Northwest Passage
What was Jacques Cartier trying to find?

300

North America and Scurvy.
What obstacle did Jacques Cartier face?

300

He found the St. Lawrence River.
What accomplishment did Jacques Cartier have?

300

Florida
What did Ponce de Leon discover?

400

Holland (Dutch East India Company)
Who did Henry Hudson sail for?

400

The Northwest Passage to Asia
What was Henry Hudson trying to find?

400

North America and a mutinous crew.
What obstacles did Henry Hudson face?

400

He found the Hudson River and the Hudson Bay.
What accomplishment did Henry Hudson have?

400

Native Americans
What obstacle did Ponce De Leon run into?

500

Spain
Who did Vasco Nunez de Balboa sail for?

500

Riches for Spain and fame for himself
What was Vasco Nunez de Balboa trying to find?

500

He faced Native Americans and jealous comrades.
What obstacles did Balboa face?

500

He was the first to discover the eastern side of the Pacific Ocean
What accomplishment did Balboa have?
 

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