This Power Point Presentation includes; Vocabulary, The Silk Road, Marco Polo, the reasons for exploration, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Juan Ponce de Leon, Henry Hudson, Jacques Cartier, and all of the maps describing their routes to give an excellent overview and visual of European Exploration. This Power Point highlights these points specifically; what country sponsored them, their goals, achievements, and obstacles. Each slide also includes an interesting point about the explorer. Includes 19 slides with 10 maps! This power point also includes document based questioning which includes maps and a cartoon, as well as, an essay. The title on page 21 is a hyperlink. Just hit the ctrl button and click on the underlined title and it will take you to the internet. If the hyperlink does not work, highlight the title, right click, and then click on open hyperlink.
***There is an explorer cloze passage that goes with this powerpoint, and it is free! Just check out my other projects.