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1 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado By: Debora, Trevon, Monserrath, and Ida Mrs. Gabehart’s 4 th grade Bilingual Class

2 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado  He was born in Salamanca, Spain in 1510  He was an explorer

3 Francisco Vasquez Coronado

4 Coronado Came from Spain

5 What Was He Looking For?  Coronado was in charge of a large expedition to find the Seven Cities of Gold  The explorers were disappointed to find that Cibola, a Zuni settlement in the present – day New Mexico had no riches to offer because they found no gold

6 Coronado was Looking for Gold

7 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado  His expedition included over 1,400 soldiers, slaves, and natives  He also brought herds of cattle and sheep to Texas

8 Chebe la Diminoz

9 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado  He traveled in the 1540’s and established Spain’s later claims to what is now the Southwestern United States

10 Map of Coronado’s Expedition

11 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado  He arrived in the new world in 1535 with Antonio de Mendoza, the new ruler of Spain, Mexico.

12 Antonio de Mendoza

13 References  Drawings by Moserrath  FactMonster ttp://www.factmosters.com/ttp://www.factmosters.com/  Britannica online /


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