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
  • He was born in 1451
  • He read about marco polo as a kid
  • Was a young merchant
  • A shopkeeper
  • he was a soilder
  • he became a militery comrad
  • Hernan cortes was a spanish nobleman
  • he came from cuba
  • he was a sailor
  • he was a navagator
  • he was a commander
  • he was a sea captain
  • he was a french sailer

Sponsor
marco polo
  • chritopher columbus
  • 17 men







Motives
to bring rich to their land
  • to find riches
to find gold

  • to find eropeans
to seek glory

to learn natve american language

Dates
1200
  • 1496
1493
  • 1519
  • 1541
  • 1540
1609
1666

Route of
Exploration
Marco polo started at China and ended in America
  • travled down voyage river
travled to Florida
travled to Aztec
travled from America to china
travled to America
travled to asia
travled dowon the Mississippi river

Impact
many eorapens moved to america when the new land was
  • found riches for spain
found gold for


to find land
found the neitherlands
found a county