Spanish Explorers

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  • Jan 1, 1485

    Cortes Voyage

    Cortes Voyage
    He conquered Mexico.
    He conquered the Aztecs.
    He broght back 99 million tons of gold to spain
  • Jan 1, 1490

    Devaca Voyage Part 1

    Devaca Voyage Part 1
    Cabeza de Vaca's was his leder and the purpose of the expidition was to explore the land that Pineda mapped.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Columbus' First Voyage

    Columbus' First Voyage
    He was trying to find a western route to India
    He found the New World
    He brought attention to the New World
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Pineda's Voyage

    Pineda's Voyage
    He mapped the coast of the gulf of Mexico which was important because it gave people an idea of how part of the New World looked.
  • Nov 6, 1528

    DeVaca Descovers Texas

    DeVaca Descovers Texas
    He and his men shipwrect on Galveston Island, he was stranded in Texas for 9 years, th first tribe he met were th Karankawas.
  • Jan 1, 1538

    Fray Marcos and Esteban Journey

    Fray Marcos and Esteban Journey
    The purpose of th jouney was to find the 7 cities of gold,Esteban just disapeared,
  • Feb 23, 1540

    Coronado's Expedition

    Coronado's Expedition
    He searched for the 7 cities of gold, his guid for the expidition was Fray Marcos and later disappeared, he descovered the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River, he mapped the northern Gulf
  • May 21, 1542

    Moscoso' Expedition

    Moscoso' Expedition
    De Soto, leader of the expidition, died from a fever at the Mississippi River in what is now Arkansas, and later discovered the Mississippi River