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Juan Ponce de León Reasearch
Updated: 5/28/2020
Juan Ponce de León Reasearch
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  • Background/Early Life
  • Background/Early Life
  • Background/Early Life
  • Juan Ponce de León was born in the year 1474 in Santervás de Campos, Valladolid, Spain.
  • Events of Exploration
  • He was born in a poor but noble family and served the Spanish military from a young age.
  • Events of Exploration
  • After the war against the Emirate of Granada ended, he was no longer needed in the military. Because of this, he lifted and started searching abroad for his next opportunity,
  • Events of Exploration
  • People believed that when Juan Ponce de León first set sail, he went looking for the fountain of youth, and he may have traveled with Christopher Columbus.
  • Juan Ponce de León heard about the fountain of youth from some people that live on the island of San Juan Bautista, so he set sail, and went in search of it. However, in the end, he landed somewhere now known as Florida.
  • He named it Florida because at that time, it was Easter, and in Spanish, it's called Pascua Florida. Juan Ponce de León did this in the honor of the region’s lush and florid vegetation.
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