His expedition got lost and was forced to build boats cause he got shipwrecked. He got none of the 3 gs.
He was in Texas looking for the 7 cities of gold. no gold and no settlements crossed the sea of grass.
He was lost looking for the Mississippi River. Claimed Texas for the French for two years and murdered by his own crew. Made the Spanish paranoid.
Governor of Jamaica ordered him explore a new area and find a route to the pacific. He did map the coast,however he did not get a route tho the pacific and was the first to observe the map of the Texas coast.
He wasn't in Texas,and he didn't discover a faster route to India, but he opened up a new world to Europe.
he wasn't in Texas but his purpose for exploring was to get Gold Glory and Gods. Conquered the Aztecs and became the the first governor of New Spain.