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British Explorers

   

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British Explorers

   
John Cabot

John Cabot

Italian-born Giovanni Caboto, otherwise known as John Cabot, explored much of the east coast of Canada for the British.

   
Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake

This famed pirate was at least partly responsible for the war between Spain and England that resulted in the defeat of the Spanish Armada. He also circumnavigated the world and explored California.

   
Captain James Cook

Captain James Cook

Captain Cook is credited with discovering the Hawaiian Islands. He also explored much of Australia and New Zealand.