Privateer and notable explorer most remembered as the leader of the expedition to Virginia in 1606 and the establishment of the Jamestown Colony
He explored the southwestern part of the United States, which helped claim the land for Spanish colonization
He was the first European to discover Brazil, and also established a successful sea route to India and a leader in trade there
Chinese explorer who commanded several treasure fleets – Chinese ships that explored and traded across Asia and Africa. His expeditions greatly expanded China’s trade.