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Four hundredth anniversary of the expedition of Hernando De Soto.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Library

Four hundredth anniversary of the expedition of Hernando De Soto.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Library

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anniversaries,
  • History,
  • Monuments

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCelebration of 400th anniversary of expedition of Hernando De Soto
    SeriesH.rp.966
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16177148M

    Fears that another location might present a better claim were calmed in , when a national commission established to mark the four-hundredth anniversary of the de Soto expedition published a study that recreated the route taken by the invaders and put Mabila safely in Clarke.   On June 3, , Spanish conquistador and explorer Hernando de Soto, with all the dignitaries and necessary paraphernalia, took formal possession of La Florida, where he landed nine ships with more than men and horses. De Soto ‘s expedition was the first European expedition leading deep into the territory of the modern-day United States, searching for gold, silver and also a .

    Hernando de Soto. In observance of the th anniversary of Hernando de Soto’s journeys in Georgia, the Georgia Historical Society has selected Hernando de Soto and the impact of Spanish exploration in Georgia as the focus of study for the Georgia History Festival (GHF). The resources below were developed to highlight the life and legacy of Hernando de Soto and the impact of Spanish. An expedition led by Hernando de Soto conducted the earliest exploration of Tennessee by non-Native Americans in May, June, and July of The expedition of some seven hundred Spaniards and their slaves had landed at Tampa Bay the previous May and struck north in search of food and gold.

    Introduction - Hernando De Soto Hernando De Soto was a famous Spanish explorer and conquistador best known for leading the first exploration deep into North American which included being the first known European to have crossed the Mississippi River. This ruthless conquistador amassed a fortune by pillaging the peoples of the New World. The Spanish conqueror and explorer Hernando de Soto () participated in the conquest of Peru, explored the southeastern part of the United States, and was the first white man to cross the Mississippi River. Hernando de Soto was born at Jerez de los Caballeros in the province of Estremadura. Although of noble lineage, he was without wealth. "With.


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Contingent expenses, senate, kitchen and restaurant. Communication from the President of the United States transmitting a supplemental estimate of appropriation for the legislative establishment of the United States, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1925, contingent expenses, Senate, kitchen and restaurant, $20,000.

Contingent expenses, senate, kitchen and restaurant. Communication from the President of the United States transmitting a supplemental estimate of appropriation for the legislative establishment of the United States, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1925, contingent expenses, Senate, kitchen and restaurant, $20,000.

Four hundredth anniversary of the expedition of Hernando De Soto by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Library Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Hernando de Soto, A Savage Quest in the Americas" is a no-holds-barred, well researched history on the life of one of Spain's most famous, and notorious, conquistadors. It follows him from his hardscrabble life as a boy in Spain, to his joining an expedition to the New World at to fame as a captain under Pizarro in the conquering of /5(20).

The Expedition of HERNANDO DE SOTO in southeastern North America, as recounted by a member of the expedition, in A true relation of the vicissitudes that attended the Governor Don Hernando de Soto and some nobles of Portugal in the discovery of the region of Florida by a Fidalgo [Gentleman] of Elvas [town in Portugal], By Hernando De Soto - The Mystery Of Capital Why Capitalism Succeeds In The West And Fails Everywhere Else.

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More Buying. Hernando de Soto book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is the story of a legendary expedition across four thousand mi /5(6).

There are four written accounts of the De Soto expedition. This includes three first-hand accounts by Rodrigo Rangel (De Soto’s private secretary and often considered the most reliable), an unidentified Portuguese man named "the Gentleman of Elvas", and Luys Hernandez de.

Hernando De Soto (dĬsō´tō, Span. ĕrnän´dō dā sō´tō), c–, Spanish serving under Pedro Arias de Ávila in Central America and under Francisco Pizarro in Peru, the dashing young conquistador was made governor of Cuba by Emperor Charles V, with the right to conquer Florida (meaning the North American mainland).

He led an expedition that left Spain in and. De Soto led the first European expedition to the then unexplored southern states of the United States.

The expedition covered large areas of Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Arkansas. He was in search of gold and a safe passage to China. On his expedition, De Soto was the first European documented to have crossed the Mississippi river.

Back by popular demand and new in paperback, this spirited collection of nearly twenty papers celebrates the th anniversary of Hernando de Soto's epic expedition across the Southeast and West. Originally presented at two symposia conducted by the University Museum at the University of Arkansas, the collection offers an array of viewpoints and diverse approaches to de Soto scholarship.

Expedition of Hernando de Soto West of the Mississippi, Symposia (p) Gloria A. Young Michael P. Hoffman University of Arkansas Press, - Arkansas - pages. The De Soto Chronicles: The Expedition of Hernando de Soto to North America in – University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.

stood. Archeologists in may have actually found parts of this cross. In recognition of the site’s impor-tance, it was.

Hernando de Soto’s hour had struck, and he lay dying in loneliness. His officers and men, gloomy over their own prospects and resentful against the commander who had led them to this pass, held aloof — “each one himself having need of sympathy, which was the cause why they neither gave him their companionship nor visited him.”.

Hernando de Soto (/ d ə ˈ s oʊ t oʊ /; Spanish: [eɾˈnando ðe ˈsoto]; c. – ) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who was involved in expeditions in Nicaragua and the Yucatan Peninsula, and played an important role in Pizarro's conquest of the Inca Empire in Peru, but is best known for leading the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day.

De Soto and his expedition of over men, including cavalry, spent four years () travelling through what is now Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas.

De Soto discovered the Mississippi River, died of a fever, and was buried near the river. Hernando De Soto and His Exploration of La Florida Debra Stephens and Jennifer Sowell, Carlton Palmore Elementary Summary: Hernando De Soto was a Spanish Navigator and conquistador.

He gained much of his wealth by trafficking slaves and came to win large areas of land in the Spanish colonies, as well as gold mines and trade ships. Choice Outstanding Academic Book, sponsored by Choice Magazine. The De Soto expedition was the first major encounter of Europeans with North American Indians in /5(16).

Hernando de Soto Timeline ca. /97 Hernando de Soto was born in Extramadura, Spain. Juan Ponce de León explored La Florida in search of the Fountain of Youth. Pedro Arias Dávila left Spain for his expedition of Panama.

De Soto participated in the conquest of Panama. De Soto helped Francisco Hernández de Córdoba. Hernando de Soto was about 36 years old when he was appointed adelantado of Florida. He was “a gentleman by all four descents,” and had recently been created by the Emperor, a knight of the order of Santiago.

He had already led a career of adventure not often equaled. The Spanish conqueror and explorer Hernando de Soto () participated in the conquest of Peru, explored the southeastern part of the United States, and was the first white man to cross the Mississippi River.

Hernando de Soto was born at Jerez de los Caballeros in the province of Estremadura. Although of noble lineage, he was without wealth. 21st MaySpanish explorer Hernando de Soto ( - ) 'discovers' the Mississippi. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images). The history of Hernando de Soto and Florida; or, Record of the events of fifty-six years, from to by Shipp, Barnard, b.

Hernando De Soto traveled through the region that would become the southeastern United States from to with an army of more than men in an attempt to discover riches comparable to those found in Mexico and Peru. Highly ambitious, De Soto had been granted the right to oversee the conquest of La Florida (the name given to peninsular Florida and the land between the Gulf and Atlantic.

Hernando de Soto (Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz, Spain, c/– ) was a Spanish explorer and lead the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States and was probably the first European to discover the Mississippi River. The expedition was looking for gold and for a way to explored the southern United .Leading anthropologists discuss the Hernando De Soto expedition and America’s first Spanish missions.

In Dr. Ashley White arranged a colloquium panel of academic scholars to be interviewed and filmed on location in Florida, Georgia, New York and New Jersey by the Halifax Media Group about the recent discoveries at the MR