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Age of Exploration
⟶ Updated 21 Sep 2017 ⟶
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For Mr. Kellish.
21 Sep 2017
Columbus spots previously undiscovered land.
The Treaty of Tordesillas is signed.
English explorer John Cabot lands in eastern North America, mistaking it for Asia.
Vasco da Gama finally gets to India after rounding the tip of South Africa.
Hernan Cortes lands in Mexico and destroys Tenochtitlán.
A German mapmaker names the "New World" America.
Malacca is conquered by Portugal.
The Vittoria completes its circumnavigation of the globe.
Martin Frobisher sights land in North America.
English merchants found the East India Company.
Dutch merchants found the Dutch East India Company.
Christopher Columbus sets sail to find a new route to India.
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