Video Segment |01:31

Video Segment |01:31

Verrazano, sailing for France in search of the Northwest Passage to China, mapped the east coast of the future United States and explored what was to become the harbor of New York City and the Hudson River.

©2004 Ancient Lights| CC| Grade(s) 6-8

Related Topics

  • colony
  • explorers
  • Florence
  • France
  • Giovanni da Verrazano
  • Hudson River
  • Italy
  • New York
  • North America
  • Northwest Passage
  • Spain

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