New World Explorers

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Can you name the New World Explorers?

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AccomplishmentExplorerFUN FACT
First explorer to reach Americas
First explorer to circumnavigate the world
Conquered Mexico, destroyed Tenochtitlan
Dutch explorer explored area around Manhatten Island for Dutch West India Company
Spanish explorer who crossed Panama to Pacific Ocean
Spaniard who founded Lima, Peru and conquered Incans
French explorer who led New France expeditions
Italian working for French who explored area around New York City and Carolinas
Italian who traveled on foot across Asia to China
Italian cartographer who gives first name to whole of West Indies and such
Norse viking, has a day named after him,(Hint: 'explorer's name' Day!)

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