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Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • America,
  • Southern States,
  • Mississippi River,
  • Spain

Subjects:

  • Soto, Hernando de, ca. 1500-1542 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers -- America -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers -- Spain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Southern States -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mississippi River -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-110) and index.

StatementAnn Graham Gaines.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesIn world history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE125.S7 G05 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3937848M
ISBN 100766018210
LC Control Number2001001975
OCLC/WorldCa46683892

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Gaines, Ann. Hernando de Soto and the Spanish Search for Gold in World History. Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Enslow Publishers, Print; pages; nonfiction; ages 10 and up; This book discusses de Soto's early career, his exploration of the .   Hernando de Soto was born c. in Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain. In the early s, while on Francisco Pizarro's expedition, de Soto helped conquer Peru. In he set out for North America. Hernando de Soto 'Hernando de Soto was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States, and the first documented European to have crossed the Mississippi River.   Hernando de Soto, a brave leader, a skilled fighter and an excellent strategist, was the first European to discover the Mississippi River. De Soto first sailed to the New World in , where he became the first governor of Panama and gained fame helping conquer the rest of Central America. Author Jeff C. Young relates tales of de Soto's bravery, and his brutality, as .

Hernando de Soto was a Spanish explorer who led an expedition into the southern United States. He and his soldiers were the first Europeans to set foot in what is now Arkansas. Four written accounts of the expedition provide details about his trek through the state. De Soto was born in the Extremadura region of western Spain around , but the exact date is uncertain. Hernando de Soto died 10 His crew continued on without their fearless leader, eventually reaching a Spanish settlement in New Spain (present day Mexico). 11 Legacy Hernando de Soto’s expedition was one of the most elaborate efforts made by the Spanish to explore the interior of North America.   A Spanish conquistador in the New World -- Florida at last! -- 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 Pages:   Hernando De Soto began his career in exploration at age 14 when he traveled to the West Indies. Find out how he became known as the first European to discover the Mississippi River in this video.