How Vasco Nunez de Balboa Made History-Alaina DuPas

How Vasco Nunez de Balboa Made History-Alaina DuPas
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  • How Vasco Nunez de Balboa Made History By: Alaina DuPas  Team: Orange
  • Vasco Nunez de Balboa was a Spanish Explorer
  • Did you know that Vasco Nunez de Balboa was a Spanish explorer? He explored Central America, but mostly Panama.
  • Yes, I did know that! I also know that in 1513, he was leading an expedition in search of gold when he sighted the Pacific Ocean.
  • Vasco Nunez de Balboa's Birth and Death
  • Hi! Welcome to Spain! Did you know that Vasco Nunez de Balboa was born in Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain in 1475?
  • Hello! I already know that he died in 1519 in Acla, Panama because his enemy convinced the king to execute, or decapitate, him.
  • Welcome to Santa Maria de la Antigua! This town was found by Vasco Nunez de Balboa and the surviving colonists in 1510.
  • Vasco Nunez de Balboa was a Spanish explorer who was born in 1475. He was the first European to see the eastern shore of the Pacific Ocean. 
  • Vasco Nunez de Balboa Found Santa Maria de la Antigua
  • That is good information to know! Did you know that Santa Maria de la Antigua is the first stable European settlement in South America?
  • 1. www.britannica.com/biography/vasco-nunez-de-balboa 2. www.history.com/topics/exploration/vasco-nunez-de-balboa
  • Vasco Nunez de Balboa Returned to Santa Maria de la Antigua to Tell About His Discoveries
  • Have you heard that Vasco Nunez de Balboa returned to Santa Maria de la Antigua to tell people that he saw the Pacific Ocean?
  • No, I haven't heard that! But, I do know that he also returned to tell people about the surrounding lands of the Pacific Ocean, called Mar Del Sur.
  • 1. www.nndb.com/people/043/000094758/ 2. www. thoughtco.com/biography-of-vasco-nunez-de-balboa-2136339
  • Conclusion
  • 1. softschools.com/timelines/vasco nunez de balboa timeline/378/ 2. softschools.com/timelines/vasco nunez de balboa timeline/378/
  • 1. www.thoughtco.com/biography-of-vasco-nunez-de-balboa-2136339 2. www.history.com/topics/exploraton/vasco-nunez-de-balboa
  • Vasco Nunez de Balboa made a lot of historical accomplishments, starting in 1475 and sadly ending in 1519. From seeing the Pacific Ocean to finding his own town, Balboa was, without a doubt, an amazing spanish explorer.
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