Coronado

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  • 1536

    Coronado sails to Mexico

    Coronado sails to Mexico
    A friend of Coronado was the Vicery of Mexico,and Coronado went to meet him.He hoped to explore.
  • 1536

    The seven Cities of Gold

    The seven Cities of Gold
    An explorer named Caveza de Vaca travelled through the lands north of Mexico. He said there were seven cities of gold.
  • 1540

    Coronado is sent to explore

    Coronado is sent to explore
    The Vicery of Mexico sent Coronado on an expedition to find the seven cities of gold
  • 1540

    The expedition is a failure

    The expedition is a failure
    After months of searching, Coronado´s men came up empty handed. They split up to find other treasures.
  • 1542

    Coronado returns to Mexico

    Coronado returns to Mexico
    When they were sure there was no gold to discover, Coronado and his men returned to Mexico
  • 1544

    Coronado gets in trouble for his expedition

    Coronado gets in trouble for his expedition
    The vicery was disappointed in Coronado,s failure and so he charged Coronado with neglecting his duty. Coronado was eventually cleared from the charges.
  • 1547

    Coronado regains favor

    Coronado regains favor
    Even though he was cleared of the charges against him, Coronado continued to be cast out. He testified for the governor of New Spain,and it helped him regain favor with the people.
  • 1549

    Coronado is rewarded

    Coronado is rewarded
    Coronado was given a piece of land as a reward for his service.