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1

What were the Spice Islands?

The Moluccas

2

Jacob Fugger

1459-1525

3

Marco Polo

c. 1254 - c. 1325

4

Christopher Columbus discovers the New World

1492

5

Jacques Cartier makes his first voyage to Canada

1534

6

Amerigo Vespucci

1454-1512

7

Ponce de Leon

c. 1460-1521

8

Treaty of Tordesillas

1494

9

Hernan Cortes

1485-1547

10

The Portuguese take Malacca on the Malay peninsula

1511

11

The Portuguese establish a slave-trading station in West Africa

1442

12

Pedro Cabral

c. 1467-c.1520

13

Prince Henry the Navigator

1394-1460

14

Francisco de Coronado explores what became the southwest United States

1540-1542

15

John Cabot's voyages to North America

1497 and 1498

16

Giovanni da Verrazano

c.1480-c.1527

17

Portuguese explorers discovered the Cape Verde Islands.

1460

18

Hernan Cortes conquers the Aztec empire in Mexico

1519-1521

19

Amerigo Vespucci makes two voyages of exploration along the Atlantic coast of South America

1499-1500

20

Francisco Pizarro

c. 1476-1541

21

King John II (of Portugal)

r. 1455-1495

22

Pope Alexander VI establishes the Papal Line of Demarcation

1493

23

The Portuguese explore the Azores

1427-1431

24

Francisco de Coronado

c. 1510-1554

25

Vasco da Gama reaches Calicut on India's Malabar coast

1498

26

John Cabot

c.1450-c.1498

27

Alfonso de Albuquerque

1453-1515

28

Alfonso de Albuquerque takes Goa on the Indian coast

1510

29

Vasco da Gama

c. 1469-1524

30

Pedro Cabral claims Brazil for Portugal

1500