Columbus was known for discovering North America in 1492. His crew and him set sail to land in Asia in 1492. He originally was going to prove he could find Asia by going west across the Atlantic.
Cabeza de Vaca
Pineda and his crew were the first Europeans to see the Texas coast. Pineda accurately mapped the coast.
WHAT IS THIS! WHERE IS THE GOLD
Him and many soldiers conquered the Aztecs. He used weapons and higher technology to take over. In May 1521 him and his crew attacked and won. He was in search for gold and silver.
He had several struggles on the Narvaez Expedition. He was taken and was a slave for an Indian tribe. He met 3 men who were on his previous expedition. They escaped and continued to help other tribes. He even wrote about his travels
He searched for the lost city of gold called Cibola. He had many soldiers on this long journey. When he thought he found it he came across Zuni Indians instead.
He led an expedition down the Illinois and Mississippi rivers.