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Juan Ponce de Leon By Sam Lafon. A Spanish kid Juan Ponce de Leon was born in 1460. As a child Juan was born in Spain and that is where his journey begins.

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1 Juan Ponce de Leon By Sam Lafon

2 A Spanish kid Juan Ponce de Leon was born in As a child Juan was born in Spain and that is where his journey begins.

3 From start to finish In 1512 Juan was sent by his king to start his fantasy trip to find the fountain of youth. In 1559 Juan came back from the new world struck by an arrow and later on died. Not completing his journey.

4 Just a legend The reason for his exploration was to live for ever by drinking from the fountain of youth. It is said that the fountain has powers of life.

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6 What happened next? On the exploration Juan killed a lot of Indians trying to make them tell the truth. At each village an Indian would tell them where they could find the fountain sending them up north. Do you think they told the truth?

7 The Last Straw While heading up north Juan finally stopped and asked another tribe for directions. After the Indians say the same thing as the other tribes Juan got so angry that he told his men to destroy the village. After learning that the fountain was just a legend Juan made another fountain to represent the real one.

8 The Big Fight While traveling down the Atlantic side of Florida, Juan was ambushed by Indians. As the fight went on for about an hour, Juan was finally struck by an arrow, bleeding nonstop then Juan was dead.

9 The first founder Knowing Juan was a bad man we do have to give him credit for finding our home state, FLORIDA!!!!

10 The End To find more information on Juan Ponce del Leon go to type in Juan Ponce de Leon then search.www.Google.com


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