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
Who did Christopher Columbus sail for?
Spain
100
What was Christopher Columbus trying to find?
A way to sail to Asia to find riches.
100
What obstacle did Christopher Columbus face?
He had a fearful crew and ran into the New World
100
What accomplishment did Columbus have?
First European to the New World
100
What country is Ponce De Leon from?
What country is Ponce De Leon from?
200
Who did John Cabot sail for?
England
200
What was John Cabot trying to find?
The northwest passage to Asia
200
What obstacle did John Cabot face?
cold weather and North America.
200
What accomplishment did Cabot have?
First European in North America which is now modern day Canada.
200
What was the reason Ponce de Leon sailed?
to find fame, fortune, and fountain of youth
300
Who did Jacques Cartier sail for?
France
300
What was Jacques Cartier trying to find?
Gold and the Northwest Passage
300
What obstacle did Jacques Cartier face?
North America and Scurvy.
300
What accomplishment did Jacques Cartier have?
He found the St. Lawrence River.
300
What did Ponce de Leon discover?
Florida
400
Who did Henry Hudson sail for?
Holland (Dutch East India Company)
400
What was Henry Hudson trying to find?
The Northwest Passage to Asia
400
What obstacles did Henry Hudson face?
North America and a mutinous crew.
400
What accomplishment did Henry Hudson have?
He found the Hudson River and the Hudson Bay.
400
What obstacle did Ponce De Leon run into?
Native Americans
500
Who did Vasco Nunez de Balboa sail for?
Spain
500
What was Vasco Nunez de Balboa trying to find?
Riches for Spain and fame for himself
500
What obstacles did Balboa face?
He faced Native Americans and jealous comrades.
500
What accomplishment did Balboa have?
He was the first to discover the eastern side of the Pacific Ocean
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