How Vasco Nunez de Balboa Made History-Alaina DuPas
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How Vasco Nunez de Balboa Made History By: Alaina DuPas Team: Orange
Vasco Nunez de Balboa was a Spanish Explorer
Did you know that Vasco Nunez de Balboa was a Spanish explorer? He explored Central America, but mostly Panama.
Yes, I did know that! I also know that in 1513, he was leading an expedition in search of gold when he sighted the Pacific Ocean.
Vasco Nunez de Balboa's Birth and Death
Hi! Welcome to Spain! Did you know that Vasco Nunez de Balboa was born in Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain in 1475?
Hello! I already know that he died in 1519 in Acla, Panama because his enemy convinced the king to execute, or decapitate, him.
Welcome to Santa Maria de la Antigua! This town was found by Vasco Nunez de Balboa and the surviving colonists in 1510.
Vasco Nunez de Balboa was a Spanish explorer who was born in 1475. He was the first European to see the eastern shore of the Pacific Ocean.
Vasco Nunez de Balboa Found Santa Maria de la Antigua
That is good information to know! Did you know that Santa Maria de la Antigua is the first stable European settlement in South America?
1. www.britannica.com/biography/vasco-nunez-de-balboa 2. www.history.com/topics/exploration/vasco-nunez-de-balboa
Vasco Nunez de Balboa Returned to Santa Maria de la Antigua to Tell About His Discoveries
Have you heard that Vasco Nunez de Balboa returned to Santa Maria de la Antigua to tell people that he saw the Pacific Ocean?
No, I haven't heard that! But, I do know that he also returned to tell people about the surrounding lands of the Pacific Ocean, called Mar Del Sur.
1. www.nndb.com/people/043/000094758/ 2. www. thoughtco.com/biography-of-vasco-nunez-de-balboa-2136339
1. softschools.com/timelines/vasco nunez de balboa timeline/378/ 2. softschools.com/timelines/vasco nunez de balboa timeline/378/
1. www.thoughtco.com/biography-of-vasco-nunez-de-balboa-2136339 2. www.history.com/topics/exploraton/vasco-nunez-de-balboa
Vasco Nunez de Balboa made a lot of historical accomplishments, starting in 1475 and sadly ending in 1519. From seeing the Pacific Ocean to finding his own town, Balboa was, without a doubt, an amazing spanish explorer.
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