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Big Ten Explorers : 

Big Ten Explorers

Columbus : 

Columbus Sailed west to Indies Landed on the Bahamas Sailed for Spain (King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella

Magellan : 

Magellan Searched for passage to Pacific Ocean Sailed through “straits of Magellan” Died in Philippines Crew lst to circumnavigate the world

Cabot : 

Cabot Sailed for England Landed on coast of New-foundland Gave England claim to North America

Ponce de Leon : 

Ponce de Leon 1st to land on the mainland of North America Looking for “fountain of youth” Established St. Augustine, Florida

De Soto : 

De Soto Sailed for Spain Explored Mississippi River – Present-day Oklahoma

Coronado : 

Coronado Looking for fabled seven cities of gold Explored present-day Arizona and New Mexico

Cortes : 

Cortes Spanish Conquistador Conquered Aztec emperor Montezuma

Balboa : 

Balboa Spanish Explorer Claimed Pacific Ocean and adjoining lands for Spain

Pizzaro : 

Pizzaro Conquered the Inca Empire

Vespucci : 

Vespucci Amerigo Vespucci America was named after him

Columbian Exchange : 

Columbian Exchange From America – Corn

Potatoes : 

Potatoes

Beans : 

Beans

Chocolate : 

Chocolate

Buffalo : 

Buffalo

Beaver : 

Beaver

Parrots : 

Parrots

From Europe - : 

From Europe - Oranges

Onion : 

Onion

Sheep : 

Sheep

Horses : 

Horses

Cattle : 

Cattle

Honeybees : 

Honeybees

Pigs : 

Pigs

Chickens : 

Chickens

Diseases : 

Diseases Small Pox

Influenza : 

Influenza

Measles : 

Measles

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