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Name the Explorer Bodies of Water Golden Goals Where in CA? Vocabulary 10 Points

Name the Explorer Bodies of Water Golden Goals Where in CA? Vocabulary 10 Points 10 Points 20 Points 20 Points 30 Points 30 Points 40 Points 40 Points 50 Points 50 Points

One of the most feared English sailors who was sent to harass the Spanish

One of the most feared English sailors who was sent to harass the Spanish explorers

Who was Francis Drake?

Who was Francis Drake?

Determined that neither New Zealand or Australia were the fabled southern continent and proved

Determined that neither New Zealand or Australia were the fabled southern continent and proved that the Northwest Passage did not exist

Who was James Cook?

Who was James Cook?

This explorer sailed from San Diego Bay to Monterey Bay

This explorer sailed from San Diego Bay to Monterey Bay

Who was Sebastián Vizcaíno?

Who was Sebastián Vizcaíno?

While looking for the Strait of Anián, he explored Alta California and learned about

While looking for the Strait of Anián, he explored Alta California and learned about the land there - he was also the first European to set foot on the west coast of the United States

Who was Juan Rodríquez Cabrillo?

Who was Juan Rodríquez Cabrillo?

This conquistador defeated the Aztec Empire (in present day Mexico) and claimed the land

This conquistador defeated the Aztec Empire (in present day Mexico) and claimed the land of Baja California for Spain

Who was Hernando Cortés?

Who was Hernando Cortés?

Many expeditions were made in search of this legendary waterway that connected the Atlantic

Many expeditions were made in search of this legendary waterway that connected the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans as a shortcut to Asia

What was the Strait of Anián?

What was the Strait of Anián?

A Danish explorer sailed through this body of water that is now named after

A Danish explorer sailed through this body of water that is now named after him, proving that Asia and North America are separate continents

What is the Bering Strait?

What is the Bering Strait?

This is the ocean we all live next to… and you all better know

This is the ocean we all live next to… and you all better know this!

What is the Pacific Ocean?

What is the Pacific Ocean?

Spanish explorers sailed across this ocean to get to New Spain

Spanish explorers sailed across this ocean to get to New Spain

What is the Atlantic Ocean?

What is the Atlantic Ocean?

Francis Drake sailed through this strait located at the tip of South America, establishing

Francis Drake sailed through this strait located at the tip of South America, establishing that the Tierra del Fuego area was an island not a continent as many Europeans believed

What is the Strait of Magellan?

What is the Strait of Magellan?

One of his goals was to pester the Spanish explorers

One of his goals was to pester the Spanish explorers

Who was Francis Drake?

Who was Francis Drake?

His goal was to find a suitable harbor for ships returning from trading in

His goal was to find a suitable harbor for ships returning from trading in the Philippines

Who was Sebastián Vizcaíno?

Who was Sebastián Vizcaíno?

These two explorers were determined to find the legendary Strait of Anián

These two explorers were determined to find the legendary Strait of Anián

Who were Cortés and Cabrillo?

Who were Cortés and Cabrillo?

Cook sailed in search of this waterway, which the Spanish called the Strait of

Cook sailed in search of this waterway, which the Spanish called the Strait of Anián

What is the Northwest Passage?

What is the Northwest Passage?

Columbus was sent in search of these 3 things

Columbus was sent in search of these 3 things

What was silk, gold, and spices?

What was silk, gold, and spices?

A trading center where ships are loaded and unloaded

A trading center where ships are loaded and unloaded

What is a port?

What is a port?

Vizcaíno referred to this place as the “perfect place for settlers”

Vizcaíno referred to this place as the “perfect place for settlers”

What is Monterey Bay?

What is Monterey Bay?

Cabrillo originally named this area San Miguel

Cabrillo originally named this area San Miguel

What is San Diego?

What is San Diego?

Cortés claimed this peninsula for Spain in 1535

Cortés claimed this peninsula for Spain in 1535

What is Baja California?

What is Baja California?

Cabrillo was the first European to set foot here, an area that is now

Cabrillo was the first European to set foot here, an area that is now part of the United States

What is Alta California?

What is Alta California?

A Spanish explorer who claimed large areas of North and South America for Spain

A Spanish explorer who claimed large areas of North and South America for Spain

Who was a conquistador?

Who was a conquistador?

A large Spanish trading ship

A large Spanish trading ship

What is a galleon?

What is a galleon?

Sailors who were returning to Mexico from the Philippines steered their ships north and

Sailors who were returning to Mexico from the Philippines steered their ships north and east to use the winds and these to bring them across the Pacific to Alta California

What are ocean currents?

What are ocean currents?

Land that is surrounded by water on almost all sides

Land that is surrounded by water on almost all sides

What is a peninsula?

What is a peninsula?

These 3 barriers led Spain to spread to current day Texas, New Mexico, and

These 3 barriers led Spain to spread to current day Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona instead of overseas to Monterey Bay

What are poor weather, strong winds, and tricky ocean currents?

What are poor weather, strong winds, and tricky ocean currents?

Make your wager

Make your wager

What obstacles did the explorers face when trying to reach CA? _____________________ What motivated

What obstacles did the explorers face when trying to reach CA? _____________________ What motivated the sailors to leave their homes and explore new lands?

1. Storms and strong winds 2. Tricky ocean currents 3. Physical features such as

1. Storms and strong winds 2. Tricky ocean currents 3. Physical features such as mountains and deserts 4. Diseases brought by the Europeans ______________________ 1. Riches – gold, silk, spices 2. To acquire land because countries with land were considered powerful 3. Wanting to make accurate maps