John Cabot 1490’s - Explore North Atlantic
Sir Francis Drake 1580’s
1534 - Crossed the Atlantic (Cartier, ST. Lawrence River)
1630’s & 1640’s - Nouvelle France
1642 - India
Arrive in India 1595.
In 1624, the dutch east india company founds new amsterdam. British take it over in 1664 - rename it New York.
1652 found “Cape Colony” in Modern South Africa.
Boer - Farmer, colonize south Africa.
Dutch built a trading empire and gained wealth.