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Christopher Columbus Amerigo Vespucci Vasco Nunez de Balboa Juan Ponce de Leon Ferdinand Magellan _____First European to set eyes on the Pacific Ocean_____ _____Sailed around South America to reach Asia_____ _____Sailed west in 1492 seeking an ocean route to Asia_____

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Christopher Columbus

Amerigo Vespucci

Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Juan Ponce de Leon

Ferdinand Magellan

_____First European to set eyes on the Pacific Ocean_____

_____Sailed around South America to reach Asia_____

_____Sailed west in 1492 seeking an ocean route to Asia_____

_____Was searching for the Fountain of Youth_____

_____Italian cartographer than sailed for Portugal_____


Christopher Columbus

Amerigo Vespucci

Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Juan Ponce de Leon

Ferdinand Magellan

_____Proved that America was a new continent_____

_____Name was Cristoforo Colombo in his native language_____

_____Established a settlement for Spain in Puerto Rico_____

_____Called the Pacific Ocean the “South Sea”_____

____Changed the name of the “South Sea” to Pacific Ocean_____


Aztec

Inca

Spain

Portugal

Brazil

_____Could claim land East of Line of Demarcation_____

_____Could claim land West of Line of Demarcation_____

_____Conquered by Hernando Cortes_____

_____Conquered by Francisco Pizarro_____

____Claimed by Pedro Cabral for his home country_____


Christopher Columbus

Amerigo Vespucci

Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Juan Ponce de Leon

Ferdinand Magellan


Aztec

Brazil

Inca

Portugal

Spain


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