European Explorers

Dunwoody Elementary School - 3rd Grade Study Guide

Instructions: Each row makes one card. Cut along the double lines and fold along the single lines. Then glue or tape the sides together.

He sailed across the Atlantic and discovered the Bahamas.
Christopher Columbus (Spain, 1492)
He discovered and traveled the St. Lawrence River and named Canada.
Jacques Cartier (France, 1534)
He was the first to sail to Panama and saw the Pacific Ocean
Vasco Nunez de Balboa (Spain, 1501)
He discovered St. John Island/Canada but disappeared on his second voyage
John Cabot (England, 1497)
He discovered whales and explored Canada. A river is named for him.
Henry Hudson (England, 1610)
He sailed to Florida looking for the Foundation of Youth.
Juan Ponce de Leon (Spain, 1493)
He discovered the Mississippi River in America.
Hernando de Soto (Spain, 1539)

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