Updated: 9/15/2020

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  • LETS'S GO. We need to find a western ocean route to the great cities of Asia.
  • Columbus
  • Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
  • Hernan Cortes
  • I going to establish a spanish settlement here.
  • Christopher went to go find a western ocean route to the great cities of Asia, but instead he found America
  • Alvar Nunez Cabeza de vaca
  • (Estevanico communicating with the native americans to get directions)
  • Alonso Álvarez de Pineda isthe first European to mapthe Texas Gulf Coast.
  • Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
  • Hernán Cortés establishesthe first Spanish settlementon the American mainland.
  • Sieur La Salle
  • Where should we explore next.
  • 2 years after Cabeza de Vaca got in to the shipwreck, was captured by the Coahuiltecan Indians, and met a North African slave named Estevanico.
  • Cabeza de vaca
  • Although disappointed not to find Cíbola, Coronado nonetheless sent groups out to explore the land and search for treasure. The members of one group, led by García López de Cárdenas, became the first known Europeans to see the Grand Canyon.
  • Were the first known Europeans to step on the Grand Canyon
  • René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle (1643-1687) was a French explorer. He was sent by King Louis XIV (14) to travel south from Canada and sail down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico. ... His mission was to explore and establish fur-trade routes along the river.