BC: This book talks about the explorers of the renaissance time period. It discusses many of their journeys and discoveries. The renaissance time period was a very good time to explore the lands because of the new trade routes after the Crusades. $16.99
FC: The Explorers of
1: Table of Contents | Pg. 2: Christopher Columbus. Pg. 4: Marco Polo. Pg. 6: Sir Francis Drake. Pg. 8: Francisco Pizarro.
2: Christopher Columbus in America | Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue to find an easier route to Asia but ended up finding America on accident.
3: When Christopher arrived in America he met people named Native Americans. He met them and took advantage of them. He even made some of them his slaves.
4: Marco Polo | At first Marco was a merchant. So he traveled the lands.
5: Then he started traveling through Asia. Then he went to Mongolia and China.He was only 17. Then he went to Persia and came back after 24 years.
6: Sir Francis Drake was born in 1540. After many losses, Francis won on the Isthmus of Panada. | Sir Francis Drake
7: After capturing a town and its treasure, Francis was badly hurt and had to withdraw from the voyage.
8: Francisco Pizarro | The first Expedition of Francisco Pizarro was in 1524 and to Peru. The expedition was a very big failure
9: Pizarro tried again two years later in 1926. At first, the governor did not trust Pizarro after the fail. But this time, Pizarro succeeded.