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The Explorers of the New World

This is a series of games involving the European explorers who discovered the "New World". Please e-mail me!

Prince Henry the NavigatorNever sailed; Invented caravel
Henry HudsonExplored New York and Canada; Set adrift
Ferdinand MagellanFirst to sail around world (killed en route)
Hernando Cortes (Cortez)Conquered Aztecs by taking leader hostage
Francisco PizarroConquered Incas by killing leader
Juan Ponce de LeonLooked for Fountain of Youth in Florida
Francisco CoronadoSearched Southwest U.S. for gold
Giovanni da VerrazanoExplored New York coast
Jacques CartierFounded New Canada
John CabotEnglishman; Discovered Newfoundland
Samuel de ChamplainFounded Quebec and set up fur trade
Marquette and JolietExplored upper Mississippi River
Robert de La SalleExplored lower Mississippi and founded New Orleans


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