Asked in American Revolution
Venetain explorer who discovered in North America in 1497?
By 1497, North America was already known to the world, having been discovered years earlier. However, in 1497, John Cabot (Giavanni Caboto), from Venice, discovered Newfoundland and claimed it for the English crown. ...
Asked in History of Canada
Who was the first explorer to reach Canada in 1497?
Exploring is important, and is how everything is discovered or found. John Cabot was the first European explorer to reach Canada in 1497 ...
Asked in North America
Who led an English expedition that sailed along the northeastern most coast of north America and reached Labrador?
It was discovered for Europeans by Leif Erikson in the year 1000, and later in 1497 byJohn Cabot. ...
Asked in Explorers and Expeditions, John Cabot
What land did john cabot discover?
John Cabot crossed the Atlantic in the summer of 1497 and discovered the Labrador Coast of North America. Cabot was the first European since the Vikings to explore the mainland of North America and the first to search for the Northwest Passage. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, History
What happened in history in 1491 in North America?
In North America, nothing. Columbus has been said to have discovered 'America" in 1491, but that was basically only the Caribean islands and a few spots on the coasts of Middle and South America. The (east) coast of North America was first mapped and explored in 1497 by an expedition financed by a British/Welsh merchant called Richard Amerike. ...