Comparing New World Explorers

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Christopher
Columbus
John Cabot
Juan Ponce de Leon
HernanCortes
Jacques Cartier
FranciscoVasquez deCoronado
HenryHudson
Robert deLa Salle
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Personal
Background
  • Born in 1451
  • In Genoa
  • He read about marco Polo and his traveles
  • When Columbus was 14 he became a sailor
  • he was a young shopkepper.
  • he was a storekeeper in Venice , Italy
  • He was a skilled navigator who wanted to explore the world
  • In 1492 Juan Ponce de Leon was a soldier.
  • Born in santervas, Spain, in 1460
  • died in 1521
  • lived in cuba
  • very weathey and a spanish nobleman
  • and a worrior
  • a sailer and explorer
  • in 1534 a king sent jacques cartier to sail west to the newfound land
  • in 1540 franciso vasquez de coronado was a spanish commander
  • he was also a nobleman
  • he had a wife who was rich
  • henry hudson was a english sea captian
  • and a great explorer
  • in1666 robert de la salle was a french nobleman
  • he was also a fur trader
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  • Sponsor
  • Queen Isabella
  • King Ferdinand
merchants
  • King henrey V11
  • 17 men
  • 200 men
  • his army
  • a freanch king and
  • king francis
  • a lot of men
  • spanish rulers
  • vinceroy
  • and the governor of mexico
  • men
  • the people of holland
  • the frech king
  • a lot of men
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  • Motives
  • to find a new rout to asia
  • from marco polo
  • take part of some trades
  • wanted to explore a new world
  • chistipher Coloombus
  • dreamed about adventure and wealth
  • and being a leader
  • growing up aa sailer.
  • to seek glory
  • wealth
  • to find a new route to asia
  • to be a french empire
  • and for lots of weath

Dates
  • 8/3/92
  • 10/12/92
  • 1506
  • 1493
  • may 1497
  • june 24
  • 1460
  • 1506
  • 1519
  • 1521
  • 1534
  • 1541
  • 1542
  • 1540
  • 1542
  • 1609
  • 1610
  • 1624
  • 1600
  • 1666
  • 1681
  • 1682

Route of
Exploration
  • spain to atlantic to san salvador
  • around the coast of Ireland and west across the atlantic and saild north of columbus trail and ended up in canada
  • to the top of flordia and down by cuba
  • cuba to mexico city
  • st.lawernce rivier
  • through mexico and through the american southwest
  • through the hudson river
  • through the mississippi river

Impact
  • found new world
  • bring riches to spain
  • found a unknown place
  • he helped christipher Colombas find new land
  • find flordia
  • lost a very big army
  • claimed land for france
  • went to jail
  • found no gold
  • he was never seen agian
  • he got caught in the water for a hole winter
  • his two own men murdered him