Which explored the Americas and what did they find?
Christopher Columbus in 1492.
to find fur and lumber and gold
The Spanish wanted to spread their religion, to find gold, and to get glory.
Never. Marco Polo explored the Far East (China, Mongolia), not the Americas.
he explored the Americas and he went back to Spain and gave the queen his notes that was then published and he then brought a lot more people back to the Americas
The Americas were discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492. Amerigo Vespucci also explored the Americas between 1497 and 1504.
The key religious differences between the European nations that explored the Americas is the same as the rest of the world. Some are Muslims, Christians and so on.
Vasco da gama
Initially Europeans explored the Americas in search of gold, silver and precious stones.
The quest for silver and gold, and the urge to convert the 'heathen' populations of the Americas to Christianity.
They explored all continents including Antarctica. They explored Antarctica in the 1900s and explored the rest of the world in 1600s and 1700s. They continents they knew least about were the Americas, Oceania, and Antarctica.
Leif Ericson explored from Greenland to get to the Americas
1492-1504 are the years Columbus explored the Americas.
Bartolome de Las Casas explored the Americas. While he eventually explored Venezuela, he mainly explored around the Caribbean. He was on the island of Hispaniola the most because his family had holdings here.
the spanish explored and conquered north america(indians)
according to Columbus they were in India so he called them Indians
Spain was the first European country to explore the Americas.
There were actually SEVEN countries which set up colonies in the Americas: Spain, Portugal, France, England, Holland, Sweden and Russia
finding gold, claiming land for spain, spreading christian domination,
Europeans have explored every continent. Europeans never truly explored the continents until the First Age of Imperialism, where they mainly explored the Americas. Europeans never explored the interior of Africa because of its dense jungle areas until the Second Age of Imperialism, where they also explored Asia, Australia & Oceania, and even Antarctica.
He was the first European to find the Americas.
I'm not sure of the exact time, but he explored the Americas and named them after himself, Amerigo, which is Spanish for "America".
Who explored the land that connects the Americas and became the first Europeans explorer to reach the Pacific Ocean?
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Henry Hudson explored to find riches and spices.
Who explored the land that connects the Americas and became the first Spanish explorer to reach the Pacific Ocean?
Vasco Nuñez de Balboa crossed Panama in 1513, becoming the first European known to have seen the Pacific from the Americas.
For one, they both explored a different place. Marco Polo explored Asia in hope of finding new lands and trading in the market, while Henry Hudson explored the America in search of the Northwest indies, but switched to the americas after rumors of riches, fame, and luxury.
Explorer Christopher Columbus took four voyages on the Atlantic Ocean. He explored the area of the Americas for the country of Spain.
Vespucci's trips were important because he named America its name. If he didn't explored, Americas name would be different.
He didn't directly, but by training mapping and ship pilots who aided the men who explored New Worlds.
yes Henry Hudson explored for theNorthwest passage and he also explored to find new land.!!!!!!
If your referencing his discovery of the Americas that was in 1492. After that he was in charge of Spain's American affairs, mostly in enslavement of natives to mine for gold that wasn't there.
France explored the Americas for economic profit. France was able to benefit from the resources and animal pelts they harvested from North America alone.
You have your explorers mixed. Amerigo Vespucci explored the Americas in the early 1500s. Ferdinand Magellan circumnavigated the globe 1519-1522.
The period when Europeans explored, claimed, and settled the land in the Americas was the First Age of Imperialism. Imperialism is when nations establish empires for power and resources. So the Europeans imperialized the Americas for power and resources.
how did a desire to find gold and riches affect early exploration in the americas
he explored Florida. he was trying to find the fountain of youth. he explored some part of America with Columbus, he explored Florida after that, and then he found Puerto Rico. that's 3.
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca was a Spanish explorer that explored the Americas. He kept detailed records of his accounts with the Native Americans that he had dealings with.
Upon the realization that the Americas were a New World, the Spanish set about establishing colonies and looting the gold and other valuables accumulated by native tribes. They explored Central America and conquered the Aztecs in Mexico, and established churches and vast land holdings in California.
Gold,Silk and spices!
to find a passage to india
he wanted to find a bathroom
Spain explored the New world to search and find gold. It was also explored for the sake of claiming more land.
Europeans wanted to find a waterway passage to Asia after the trade routes became taxed. They didn't find one but instead found the New World or the Americas. After this find they began exploring the New Land in search of gold, silver, vegetables, and other items they might be able to trade. They also explored the unknown to find Native Americans and trade with them. Also, to set up plantation settlements and colony settlements.
He found the americas
Henry Hudson-explored the hudson bay in an attempt to find the northwest passage Samuel de Champlain- explored new france (Quebec) Jacques Cartier- explored the st lawrence river
The Spanish explored and conquered large areas of the Americas because they had advanced weaponry over the indigenous people. Additionally, they brought over diseases with them that decimated 90 percent of the people living in the Americas. That made it easier for the Spanish to take over more territory.
He wasnt interested in finding Asia, he wanted to demonstrate to Christoforo Columbus that what he founded wasnt the Indias, but another continent. Amerigo Vespucci explored Central and South America. Amerigo Vespucci and Christoforo Columbus were both italian exploreres, but didnt get along well . The Americas were named after his name.
1535-1542 are the years he explored. He explored because King Francis the I or II told him to find land with precious stuff.
The Spanish sent Magellan to the Americas to find a passage to the Spice Islands of the East Indies.