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America's Explorers

The people who explored America.

Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer who made historic voyages to the Americas for Spain. Learn more about this famous explorer with this profile.

Samuel de Champlain
Samuel de Champlain was a French explorer who founded Quebec City. Learn more about this famous explorer with this profile.

Biography of Hernando Cortez
Hernando Cortez was the Spanish Conquistador that defeated the Aztec Empire of Mexico in 1521.

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