American Exploration: France
By: Canaan, Jackson, and Ashton
Trip to America
With Spain exploring America and finding gold and silver, and New Britain colonizing ,France went to explore. They sent captain Giovanna de Verrazano in 1522.
Giovanni da Verrazano
He Sailed for 4 months.
Then he arrived at america, in 1523, and started to claim land.
Political Reasons for Exploration:
1. To locate a passage around the North America to India, (the northwest passage).
2. To be at an equal power level as New Britain and Spain.