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John Cabot 1490’s - Explore North Atlantic

Sir Francis Drake 1580’s 

Jamestown 1607

Bombay 1614 


1534 - Crossed the Atlantic (Cartier, ST. Lawrence River)
1630’s & 1640’s - Nouvelle France
Modern Quebec 
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.