This song, along with the instrumental version, sheet music, and extension activities, is available on Barbara Speicher's "Learning American History by Song"
Age of Exploration the start of a new nation
They came for many reasons in many diff’rent seasons
A search for wealth and gold, new trade routes to enfold
New land claimed for the king, the Christian* faith to bring
Age of Exploration, Age of Exploration
Start of a new nation, Age of Exploration
Columbus just one name of exploration fame...
Age of Exploration brought sorrow and elation....
Age of Exploration…
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