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“DeSoto Discovers the Mississippi” – W. Powell, 1880 What does the artwork above tell us about Hernando DeSoto’s exploration of the Southeastern US in the 1540s?
NOW INTRODUCING…. Hernando de Soto
De Soto Biography – Selective Highlighting Exercise DIRECTIONS: Please highlight the words/phrases that tell you the following: 1.When and where de Soto was born 2.What his family background was like 3.The country where his first “job” as conquistador was 4.Which explorers influenced him 5.The amount of $ received from Incan exploration 6.What the King of Spain granted him the right to do in the New World 7.What type of men came on his expedition, and how many?
De Soto Biography – Selective Highlighting Exercise 8. What volunteers brought with them 9. What the entire expedition brought with them 10. When and where his expedition landed in the U.S. 11. The name of the man who joined De Soto’s expedition in N. Florida and what De Soto said about him 12. Examples of what De Soto and his men did to Indians along their route 13. How Indians would trick De Soto 14. Examples of why Indians died more due to disease than to violence 15. Whether the mission was a success or failure 16. How and where he died 17. What happened to the rest of his expedition