What are the names of explorers?

What are the names of explorers?

10 Famous Explorers Whose Discoveries Changed the WorldMarco Polo. Photo: Leemage/UIG via Getty Images.Christopher Columbus. Photo: DeAgostini/Getty Images.Amerigo Vespucci. Photo: Austrian National Library.John Cabot. Photo by CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images.Hernan Cortes. Photo: Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images.Francis Drake. Walter Raleigh. James Cook.

Who were the greatest explorers?

10 greatest explorers ever and their discoveriesMarco Polo (1254-1324): Vasco Da Gama (1460-1524): Christopher Columbus (1451-1506): Amerigo Vespucci (1454-1512): James Cook (1728-1779): Jeanne Baret (1740-1807): Charles Darwin (1809-1882): Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521):

Who are some modern day explorers?

5 Modern Day AdventurersJessica Watson Circumnavigator.Eric Larson Polar Explorer.David de Rothschild Voyager.Andrew Skurka Alaska-Yukon Explorer.

Who explored the world first?

Ferdinand Magellan

Who explored China?

Marco Polo

What was Zheng’s religion?

Zheng He was a member of the Hui, a minority group in China that is predominantly Muslim. Later in life, he developed an interest in Buddhist teachings. Zheng He was unusually tall for his time period, standing at 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters).

What animals did Zheng He bring to China?

He brought back all sorts of interesting items including animals such a giraffe and camels. He also brought back diplomats from various countries to meet with the Chinese Emperor.

Who explored the sea and land route to China?

Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, and Vasco da Gama found the sea and land routes to China…..

Who discovered Asia first?

Portuguese Ferdinand Magellan

Why did China’s sea explorations stop in the 1500s?

In addition to political motivation, the new emperor had financial motivation. The treasure fleet voyages cost Ming China enormous amounts of money; since they were not trade excursions, the government recovered little of the cost. For all of these reasons, Ming China stopped sending out the magnificent Treasure Fleet.

When did China Discover Africa?

October 1415

What does Africa want from China?

China’s amount of foreign direct investment in Africa has grown rapidly over the last decade. China focuses many of its investments on Africa’s abundance of raw materials needed for the production of goods, such as platinum, cobalt, manganese, and uranium.

How old is Africa China?

42 years (J)

What did China discover during the age of exploration?

Zheng He made seven voyages between 14, and, according to historian Louise Levathes’s When China Ruled the Seas: the Treasure Fleet of the Dragon Throne, Yung Lo probably had in mind the expansion of the tributary system and the acquisition of information about distant lands and rare plants and animals.

How did Japan react to European explorers traders?

Describe how and why China and Japan reacted to European explorers/traders. The country of Japan didn’t like the idea of depending on other countries for goods and ideas. As a result, the Chinese trade policies reflected isolation. Only the government was allowed to conduct foreign trade.

Who was the first explorer to find a route from Europe to Asia?

explorer Christopher Columbus

What were three possible reasons for the voyages which do you think was the main one?

There are three main reasons for European Exploration. Them being for the sake of their economy, religion and glory. They wanted to improve their economy for instance by acquiring more spices, gold, and better and faster trading routes.

Why is God a motivation for exploration?

Christians felt that it was their duty to go and convert people to the faith so that those people could be saved and could go to heaven. If they went exploring, they could come into contact with non-Christians and could try to convert those people. Thus, we say that “God” was one reason for exploration.

Why did Europe want to colonize America?

Colonial America (1492-1763) European nations came to the Americas to increase their wealth and broaden their influence over world affairs. Many of the people who settled in the New World came to escape religious persecution. The Pilgrims, founders of Plymouth, Massachusetts, arrived in 1620.