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Question

Match the explorers' names to their discovery.

1. discovered the New World
Hudson
2. explored the North American southwest
Balboa
3. his crew was the first to sail around the world
Vespucci
4. conquered the Incas of Peru
Cabot
5. discovered the Pacific Ocean
Cortes
6. conquered the Aztecs of Mexico
Drake
7. discovered fishing grounds off Newfoundland
Marquette
8. looted Spanish vessels for England
Pizarro
9. claimed the Hudson River area for Dutch
Coronado
10. priest who explored the Mississippi
Columbus
11. man for whom the New World is named
Magellan
They answers ARE NOT already matched.

1 Answer

  • 1. columbus 2. coronado 3. magellan 4. pizzaro 5. balboa 6. cortes 7. cabot    8. drake 9. hudson 10. marquette 11. vespucci

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