9780780792692

Explorers to the New World : Moments in History

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  • ISBN13:

    9780780792692

  • ISBN10:

    0780792696

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-06-01
  • Publisher: Perfection Learning
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Summary

What motivated men to risk their lives sailing to and exploring unknown lands in the New World? Was it the quest for fame, wealth, or new trade routes? Explorers to the New World: Moments in History explains why many men came, what they accomplished, and why we remember them. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

A Timeline of Important Events 4(3)
The Vikings
7(10)
Christopher Columbus: Admiral of the Ocean Sea
17(9)
Others Who Sailed West
26(2)
A Search for Magic Waters
28(2)
The Discoveries Continue
30(2)
Cabeza de Vaca's Long Walk
32(3)
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
35(6)
The Secret Resting Place
41(5)
Henry Hudson's River
46(2)
The Explorations Continue
48(2)
Explorers to the Pacific Shores
50(4)
An Error in Navigation
54(6)
The End of an Era
60(1)
Glossary 61(2)
Index 63

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