Like in the previous task you will be researching the following explorers and taking notes on what
discover about their background, sponsor, country traveling from and to, purpose, and
You should fill out this information on the chart provided by your teacher.
The Later Explorers:
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Juan Ponce de Leon
Samuel de Champlain
Hernando De Soto
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Sir Francis Drake
Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet
Rene-Robert de La Salle
The Explorer Timeline
A webpage that lists explorers by their exploration date with links to pages on each explorer.
A great website that lists explorers both by their date of exploration and in alphabetical order.
The Mariner's Museum
A link to the Mariner's Museum of Virginia which contains several biographies of explorers.
Spanish Conquistadors in America
Spanish Conquest in the America
A website of history in Florida.
A fantastic list of links for students.
Books on Explorers
World Book Encyclopedias