SS3H2 Describe European exploration in North America.
3rd Grade | Social Studies | Historical Understandings

a. Describe the reasons for and obstacles to the exploration of North America.

b. Describe the accomplishments of: John Cabot (England), Vasco Núñez de Balboa (Spain),

Hernando de Soto (Spain), Christopher Columbus (Spain), Henry Hudson (The

Netherlands), and Jacques Cartier (France).

c. Describe examples of cooperation and conflict between European explorers and American


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