Early Explorers of New York State
Hillside Elementary School Research Links

Contents

John Cabot

Jacques Cartier

Samuel de Champlain

Henry Hudson

 

Verrazano

 

Databases and Encyclopedias

General Information and Websites


John Cabot

John Cabot - http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/4034/cabot.html - A biography of Cabot

John Cabot - http://www.heritage.nf.ca/exploration/cabot1497.html - John Cabot's Voyage of 1497

John Cabot (Enchanted Learning) - Brief accounting of Cabot's explorations. Includes a map.

http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/john_cabot.htm

http://library.thinkquest.org/4034/cabot.html

http://www.nndb.com/people/679/000095394/

http://www.answers.com/topic/john-cabot

http://cybersleuth-kids.com/cgi-bin/search/hyperseek.cgi?Terms=john+cabot&submit=Go

Biography Base

Encyclopedia Britannica

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Jacques Cartier

 

Discoverer's Web: Cartier - A short description of Cartier's explorations

InfoPlease

Biography Base

PBS

Encyclopedia Britannica

http://cybersleuth-kids.com/cgi-bin/search/hyperseek.cgi?Terms=cartier&submit=Go

http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/jacques_cartier.htm

http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1143.html

http://www.answers.com/topic/jacques-cartier

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Samuel de Champlain

 

Samuel de Champlain - http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/4034/champlain.html - Biography of Champlain

Samuel de Champlain - Enchanted Learning - The explorations of Champlain

Samuel De Champlain by Peter Landry- A picture of Champlain is included with the exploration information

Samuel De Champlain by Online Highways - The founding of New France

America's Historic Lakes

PBS-Empire of the Bay

Encyclopedia Britannica

http://cybersleuth-kids.com/cgi-bin/search/hyperseek.cgi?Terms=Samuel+De+Champlain&submit=Go

http://www.answers.com/topic/samuel-de-champlain

http://www.nndb.com/people/571/000092295/

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Henry Hudson

Henry Hudson - http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/4034/hudson.html - Biography of Hudson

Henry Hudson (Enchanted Learning) - Brief accounting of Hudson's explorations. Includes a map and drawing of Hudson.

Henry Hudson at PBS Kids

The Dutch West India Company and Henry Hudson- Information about the Dutch Trading Company that funded Hudson's voyages

PBS-Empire of the Bay

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Giovanni da Verrazano (Verrazzano)

Explorer's Web: Verrazano - An extensive biography

Biography Base

Encyclopedia Britannica


http://www.pocanticohills.org/explorers/verrazano.htm

http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/giovanni-da-verrazzano.htm

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/indexv.shtml

http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h534.html

http://www.win.tue.nl/~engels/discovery/verrazzano.html

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Databases and Encyclopedias

Britannica Encyclopedia

Grolier Online: Kids

World Book Online

EBSCO: Kidsearch

Pebble Go- Biographies

General Information and Websites

Explorers of the Millennium - http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/4034/hall_of_fame.html- An explorers Hall of Fame

Explorers of the Americas - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/america.html - Brief biographies of early explorers with links to more information for some.

PBS - Empire of the Bay

Mr. Nussbaum

http://www.nisk.k12.ny.us/birchwood/links/grade4links/explorers.html

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/socsci/books/applications/imaps/maps/g5s_u2/index.html

http://www.nisk.k12.ny.us/glencliff/Explorers.html

http://www.biography.com/people/groups/explorers/all?view=gallery&sort=last-name&page=1#h

http://www.kidinfo.com/american_history/explorers.html  

Primary Source Documents

History Central

Voyages of Discovery

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