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John Cabot Biography

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John Cabot’s final 1498 voyage ended in mystery, but his claiming North America for England set it on the course for world dominance in the coming centuries.
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Vasco da Gama: Explorer - EnchantedLearning.com

Vasco da Gama: Explorer - EnchantedLearning.com | Early European Explorers | Scoop.it
Vasco da Gama: Explorer. Vasco da Gama (1460-1524) was a Portuguese explorer who found a route from Portugal to the East.
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Vasco da Gama: Facts & Biography

Vasco da Gama: Facts & Biography | Early European Explorers | Scoop.it
The Portuguese explorer opened up a direct route to India around the Cape of Good Hope.
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Leif Ericson Viking Ship, Inc.

The Leif Ericson Viking Ship, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit educational organization dedicated to the study, education and promotion of the fact that Leif Ericson was the first European to set foot upon and explore the North American Continent and...
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Amerigo Vespucci Biography

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Find out more about the voyages of Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, including how his exploration of the New World led him to become America's namesake, at Biography.com.
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Hernan Cortes Timeline

Hernan Cortes was an explorer who eventually defeated the Aztec people and brought Mexico under Spanish rule. This is a timeline of his life.
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Explorers for Kids: Hernan Cortes

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Kids learn about the biography and life of Spanish explorer and conquistador Hernan Cortes. He conquered the Aztec Empire.
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Jacques Cartier

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Jacques Cartier's expeditions along the Canadian coast and St. Lawrence River in the 1530s and 1540s laid the groundwork for later French land claims in North America.
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Jacques Cartier Biography

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French explorer Jacques Cartier is known chiefly for exploring the St. Lawrence River and giving Canada its name. Learn more at Biography.com.
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Captain Cook Society (CCS) - about Captain James Cook's Life and those associated with him

Captain Cook Society (CCS) - about Captain James Cook's Life and those associated with him | Early European Explorers | Scoop.it
An international society investigating many aspects of Captain James Cook's Life and those associated with him. With over 400 members from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States.
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John Cabot

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In 1497 and 1498, Italian navigator John Cabot sailed across the northern Atlantic under the English flag; his expeditions laid the basis for later British land claims in Canada.
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John Cabot: Explorer - EnchantedLearning.com

John Cabot: Explorer - EnchantedLearning.com | Early European Explorers | Scoop.it
John Cabot: Explorer. John Cabot (1450-1499) was an Italian-born English explorer and navigator. In Italy, he is known as Giovanni Caboto (which is his original name).
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Vasco da Gama Biography (Explorer) | FactMonster.com

Biography of Vasco da Gama, Portugese explorer who opened up sea route to India
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Factmonster - Time for Kids Magazine |May 8, 1998 Vol.3 No.26 |Viking Voyage

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Leif Ericson Timeline

Leif Ericson was a Viking explorer from Norway who is said to have found North America long before Christopher Columbus. This is a timeline of his life.
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Amerigo Vespucci Timeline

Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian explorer. America was named after him because he was the first person to say that the new world wasn't the West Indies, but a new country. This is a timeline of his life.
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Hernan Cortez biography

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Fascinating facts about the man who tried to bring down the Aztecs in this Hernan Cortez biography. Who was Hernan Cortes and what drove him to conquer?
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Hernán Cortés Biography

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Hernán Cortés was a Spanish conquistador and the man who won Mexico for Spain. Learn about his expeditions on Biography.com.
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