Christopher Columbus was a Italian explorer for Spain.Landed in the Americas in 1492.He was looking for a faster way to get to Asia.
Pineda mapped the TX coast. He was a threat to a man named Hernan Cortez and his mission.
Aztecs viewed Hernan Cortez and his men as gods because of their armor firearms and horses they rode.He also arrested Pineda and his men because he thought that he was a threat to his mission.
Cabeza de Vaca went to explore Florida.He and his men were shipwrecked on Galveston island due to a hurricane.
Coronado and more than 1000 other men went to explore the city of Cibola. His expodition was considered a failure because he had never found the city of gold.
Robert La Salle built a fort to try and make peace with the Indians.Unfortunatly they did not work out.La Salle went to mexico and got some supplies.Later La Salle came back and his own men killed him because he left his own men to die by the Indians.