Columbus discovered the west Indies. He was known for the new world. he started the Spanish exploration in North America. He didn't discover a faster route but he opened a new world.
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Cortex is known for conquering the Aztecs in 1521. His purpose for exploring was to get gold, glory, and god for Spain. He became the first governor of new Spain. He inspired others to explore more territory of North America.
we are lost and can't find the Mississippi River. My crew is getting very mad
Coronado was known for the panhandle. In Texas he was looking for the 7 city's of gold. He found no gold but told about buffalo and the panhandle.1540-1542 are the years he explored the great plains.
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Pinata was known for making the map of the Texas coast in 1519. The governor of Jamaica ordered pinata to explore this new area in order to find a route to the pacific. He was the first to make a map of the Texas coast.
La Salle was known for the french. He was lost looking for the Mississippi river. Fort st. Louis, claimed Texas for the french two years. Then was murdered by his own crew.He made the Spanish get more serious about settling Texas and not just exploring it.
Was known for shipwreck. Found the Karankowa and became the first surgeon , the first author, and first explore. he told tales about the city of gold and led to more exploration.