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by Ann Gaines

Category: Education and Reference
Subcategory: Teenagers
Author: Ann Gaines
ISBN: 0766018210
ISBN13: 978-0766018211
Language: English
Publisher: Enslow Pub Inc (March 1, 2002)
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Hernando De Soto explored much of Georgia to find gold, become famous, and to claim land for Spain. Hernando de Soto was a Spanish explorer and the first European to discover the Mississippi River.

Hernando De Soto explored much of Georgia to find gold, become famous, and to claim land for Spain - - Why did Hernando de soto what to be a exploreer? . Who did hernando de soto travel with? After Hernando De Soto traveled from Spain to Nicaragua, he met up with Pizarro.

Includes bibliographical references and index. A Spanish conquistador in the New World - Florida at last! -. - Apalachee - Treasure - Marching through Coosa - Facing Tascaluza - Another battle - De Soto loses hope

Includes bibliographical references and index. - Apalachee - Treasure - Marching through Coosa - Facing Tascaluza - Another battle - De Soto loses hope. First in Crane Hill's new American Stories series of biographies for young readers, this well-crafted tale by children's author Faye Gibbons recreates for the reader the adventurous life of the explorer who, in 1541, discovered the Mississippi River.

Hernando de Soto of Spain was among the greatest of the Spanish conquistadors

Hernando de Soto of Spain was among the greatest of the Spanish conquistadors. Cruel and ambitious, calculating and clever, he rose from the obscurity of grinding poverty to become one of the most renowned explorers in the world and has remained among the most recognized names down through the centuries. He was at the vanguard of a new class of explorers that would come to be known as the conquistadors.

Hernando de Soto, Hernando also spelled Fernando, (born c. 1496/97, Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz, Spain-died . In 1530 de Soto lent Francisco Pizarro two ships to investigate reports of gold located south of Darién on the Pacific coast (now in northwestern Colombia). 1496/97, Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz, Spain-died May 21, 1542, along the Mississippi River ), Spanish explorer and conquistador who participated in the conquests of Central America and Peru and, in the course of exploring what was to become the southeastern United States .

The Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto participated in the conquests of. .

The Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto participated in the conquests of Nicaragua (in Middle America) and Peru (in South America). De Soto explored parts of nine states in the southeastern part of the United States, and he was the first white man to cross the Mississippi River. Hernando de Soto was born sometime between 1496 and 1501 at Jerez de los Caballeros in the province of Estremadura, Spain. With fame and a fortune of 100 thousand pesos in gold, de Soto returned to Spain in 1536, where he married Isabella de Bobadilla, one of Pedrarias's daughters.

Hernando de Soto and his fellow Spaniards initially referred to the Mississippi River as the Rio Grande for its immense .

That habit was gradually replaced with the use of the river's Indian name, Meaot Massipi (or "Father of the Waters"). De Soto earned a fortune from Dávila’s conquest of Panama and Nicaragua, and by 1530 he was the leading slave trader and one of the richest men in Nicaragua.

Hernando de Soto was a 16th century Spanish explorer and conquistador who .

Know more about the role of Hernando de Soto in the conquest of Peru; his life, accomplishments and death; and his exploration of North America, through these 10 interesting facts. De Soto had lent Pizarro two ships to investigate reports of gold in present day north-western Colombia.

Presents the life and explorations of the wealthy Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto.
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