1. Who was the first Spaniard to reach the Mississippi River?
3. What priest discovered part of the Mississippi River?
5. Columbus thought he landed in the East Indies. What ocean surrounds the East Indies?
7. What Spanish explorer conquered the Aztec empire?
8. What country did Christopher Columbus and Hernando Cortez sail for?
ACROSS1. Who was the first Englishman to sail around the world?
2. Who was born in Italy and sailed for Spain?
4. Who helped Father Jacques Marquette discover the Mississippi River?
6. What country did Sir Francis Drake sail for?
9. What ocean did Christopher Columbus sail in to reach the West Indies and the islands he discovered?