New Explorers

  • Portuguese Explorers

    History of Portuguese Explorers

    The fifteenth and sixteenth centuries brought about an explosion of exploration, with Portugal and Spain leading the way.

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  • Christopher Columbus

    History of Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus is a name that most give tribute to for so many of the explorations of the 15th century.

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  • Spanish Exploration

    History of Spanish Exploration

    The Age of Exploration in the 1500s led many European countries to launch ships and sail to look for new lands, riches, and shorter ways to get to Asia for trade.

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  • French and Dutch Settlements

    History of French and Dutch Settlements

    While Spain and Portugal were the initial leaders of exploration of the new world in the 1500s, the intense rivalry of all other countries began to displace them.

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