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EXPLORER’S WEBQUEST. BY: ANTHONY , ADDISON, AMBER , AND JOHN. AMERIGO VESPUCCI. Italian sailor sailed for Spain in 1499 and 1502 America was named after him Discovered that the “America’s” were not Asia He was a master navigator Charted new routes to the “America”

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explorer s webquest

EXPLORER’S WEBQUEST

BY: ANTHONY, ADDISON,

AMBER, AND JOHN

amerigo vespucci

AMERIGOVESPUCCI

Italian sailor

sailed for Spain in 1499 and 1502

America was named after him

Discovered that the “America’s” were not Asia

He was a master navigator

Charted new routes to the “America”

Succeded overall

juan ponce de leon

JUAN PONCE DE LEON

Puerto Rican sailor

sailed for Puerto Rico in 1513

Sailed to find the fountain of youth.

He discovered the Gulf Stream

First European to set foot in Florida

Founded St. Augustine, Florida

Didn’t find the Fountain of youth

hernando cortez

HERNANDO CORTEZ

Hispanic sailor

Sailed for Hispaniola in 1511

Sailed to find gold and silver

Conquered the Aztec empire

Founded new Spain

found gold and silver

vasco nunez de balboa

VASCO NUNEZ DE BALBOA

Spanish sailor

Sailed for Spain in 1513

Sailed to find gold and pearls

discovered the Pacific ocean

did not succeed in finding gold and pearls

hernando de soto

HERNANDO DE SOTO

Dutch sailor

Sailed for Deutschland in 1539 and 1542

Sailed to find gold and riches

First European to see the Mississippi river

Didn’t succeed

fancisco de coronado

FANCISCO DE CORONADO

Spanish sailor

Sailed for Spain in spring 1540

He sailed to find the seven cities of gold

He explored the sarderned of the U.S.A

He did not succeed

henry hudson

HENRY HUDSON

Dutch sailor

Sailed for Deutschland IN 1607 and 1610

He sailed to find a water way to Asia from Europe

His crew members left him in the Hudson bay

He did not succeed

ferinand magellan

FERINAND MAGELLAN

Spanish sailor

Sailed for Spain in 1506 and 1510

Sailed to find a new route to the Indies

His crew were the first humans to sail around the world

Ferinand did not make it all the way

Ferinand passed away

He did not succeed