Presentation on theme: "The life of Juan ponce de Leon 1460?-1521 By Adam samples."— Presentation transcript:
The life of Juan ponce de Leon 1460?-1521 By Adam samples
He was on the second voyage to the new world with Columbus. He was made governor of Higuey. Ponce de Leon was given the right to find and take the island of Bimini. He was searching for gold and the fountain of youth. He sailed from Puerto Rico on march third in 1513. He had three ships the Santa Maria, the santago,and the San Cristobal.
The old and new san Cristobel
Him and about two hundred men. They made stops in Grand Turk island and San Salvador, They reached the east coast of Florida (in April 1513). He claimed the land for Spain.
This is a statue of Juan Ponce de Leon
This is when he believes he’s found the fountain of youth