Asked by: Georgene Junglingasked in category: General Last Updated: 18th February, 2020
Who explored the Americas?
Hereof, what countries explored the Americas?
Portugal and Spain Spain got most of the Americas while Portugal got Brazil, India, and Asia. Spain sent over conquistadors to explore the Americas and to conquer the peoples there. Hernan Cortes conquered the Aztec Empire in Mexico and Francisco Pizarro conquered the Inca Empire in Peru.
Additionally, who were the first explorers of the New World? European Exploration and Settlement in the New World
|1492||Christopher Columbus||First voyage|
|1494||(Treaty of Tordesillas)||Division of New World between Spain and Portugal|
|1497||John Cabot||To Newfoundland ; English claim to North America|
|1497-98||Vasco da Gama||Rounds Africa to India|
One may also ask, who were the explorers of the New World?
Christopher Columbus, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Ponce de Leon, Sir Walter Raleigh, Jacques Cartier, Henry Hudson, Hernando de Soto and John Cabot. The New World.
Who landed in America first?