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