Explorers of North America - 4th Grade Study Guide

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Created Jan 11, 2010
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1
What is scurvy?
 
A disease caused by a lack of fruits and vegetables
2
What is an ally?
 
A friend with whom one is united with for a common purpose
3
Christopher Columbus was?
 

ITALIAN

Supported by SPAIN

Areas explored Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola...

4
John Cabot was?
 

ITALIAN

Supported by ENGLAND 

Areas explored Eastern Canada, New ...

5
Giovanni da Verrazano was?
 

ITALIAN 

Supported by FRANCE

Areas explored North Carolina and New...

6
Jacques Cartier was?
 

FRENCH

Supported by FRANCE. 

Areas explored St. Lawrence River

Exploration...

7
Samuel de Champlain was?
 

FRENCH

Supported by FRANCE

Areas explored St. Lawrence River, Great Lakes...

8
Henry Hudson was?
 

ENGLISH

Supported by HOLLAND and ENGLAND

Areas explored Hudson Bay and Hudson...

9
What were the explorers looking for?
 
A shorter route to the Far East using the Northwest passage.
10
What bodies of water were discovered or named for the explorers?
 

de Champlain - Lake Champlain

Hudson- Hudson River

11
Which explorer was eaten by canibals?
 
Giovanni da Verrazano
12
Which explorer cured his crew of scurvy?
 
John Cabot cured his crew of scurvy with white cedar bark and leaves.
13
Which explorer has a bridge named after him?
 
Giovanni da Verrazano - Verrazano bridge opened in 1964 and is the longest suspension bridge...
14
Which explorers were lost at sea?
 
John Cabot and Henry Hudson
15
Which explorer took valuable notes on Indian culture and geography?
 
Giovanni da Verrazano
16
This explorer wrote a book entitled THE VOYAGES where he described his travels up and...
 
Samuel De Champlain
17
Which explorers crew mutinied and took over the explorers ship, and put him adrift in a small...
 
Henry Hudson
18
Which explorer discovered the St. Lawrence River in 1535 and claimed Canda for France?
 
Jacques Cartier
19
Which explorer was more interested in finding GOLD than in establishing settlements in the...
 
Jacques Cartier
20
This explorer founded the first french settlement in the New World - the CITY of QUEBEC. He...
 
Samuel de Champlain
21
Which explorerer died in Quebec on Christmas Day, 1635?
 
Samuel de Champlain
22
Which explorer was a map maker who believed the world was round?
 
Christopher Columbus
23
How long is the Hudson River?
 
306 Miles Long
24
Which explorer had three ships, NINA, PINTA and SANTA MARIA?
 
Christopher Columbus
25
Which explorer landed in San Salvador and claimed the island for Spain?
 
Christopher Columbus
26
Which explorer called the people he met INDIANS because he thought he was close to India?
 
Christopher Columbus
27
When this explorer died, he still believed he had reached the Far East?
 
Christopher Columbus
28
After returning to Spain this explorer was a hero for a little while. He was sent on 3 more...
 
Christopher Columbus
29
Which explorer sailed on a small wooden ship called the Matthew with 18 people on board?
 
John Cabot
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Which explorer was made a royal geographer by King Henry IV from France?
 
Samuel de Champlain

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