Exploration and Discovery

This informational web site was reinvented by Ms. Mary Weidenhaft's Honors World History Classes, 2005-2006, for their Exploration and Discovery Project Assignment.
The Assignments
 Exploration and Discovery Research Site
Supplemental Information
Scoring Guides
Explorers Choose a role Others
Vasco Nunez de Balboa Eric the Red Atahuala
John Cabot Leif Eriksson  Aztecs
Pedro Alvares Cabral Vasco da Gama - 2000
Website example

A Cartographer
Jacques Cartier
Jacques Marquette
 and 
Louis Joliet
A Conquistador
Robert Cavelier
(Sieur de La Salle) 
Juan Ponce de Leon 
Bartolomeu de Las Casas
Sammuel de Champlian Ferdinand Magellan Incas
Christopher Columbus Francisco Pizzaro Montezuma II
James Cook - 2000 Marco Polo Pilgrims

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
- 2000 Website example

Giovanni de Verranzano Pirates
Hernan Cortes Amerigo Vespucci Shipwright
Bartholomeu Dias  Hernando de Soto Slave on the Middle Passage
Sir Francis Drake 

Juan Rodriguez  Cabrillo

Francis Xavier
  Juan de Cartegena

Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon

Gaspar de Carvajal
Sebastian del Cano

Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vacca

Peter Claver
Luis de Mendoza Panfilo de Narvaez
Antonio Pigafetta

Pedro Mendez de  Aviles


Alfonso de Albuquerque Francisco de Orellana
Martin Frobisher




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Social Studies Department
Sullivan High School
Sullivan, Missouri

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Originally created on February 18, 2000
Page last updated January 10, 2006