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The Hernando de Soto Expedition

History, Historiography, and "Discovery" in the Southeast
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American history, Geographical discovery & exploration, Spanish, History - General History, Discovery and exploration, ca. 1500-1542, Biography & Autobiography, Southern States, Biography/Autobiography, USA, Native American, Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies, North American, History / General, United States - State & Local - General, Adventurers & Explorers, Historiography, Soto, Hernand
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InHernando de Soto signed on with Pizarro’s expedition to explore more of Central and South America. De Soto departed Nicaragua in and soon joined joined Francisco Pizarro in Peru.

At this time, the land was inhabited by the Inca Empire. Over the next several years, de Soto would play a heavy role in the conquering of the Inca. 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.

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Portrait of Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto, who led the first European expedition into what is now Arkansas. De Soto Expedition, Route of the. de Soto, Hernando. European Exploration and Settlement, through Military.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxiv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Narratives of the career of Hernando de Soto in the conquest of Florida as told by a Knight of Elvas and in a relation by Luys Hernandez de Biedma, factor of the expedition () / Buckingham Smith, translator --A Narrative of de Soto's expedition based on the diary of.

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The expedition was looking for gold and for a way to explored the southern United : c/, Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz, Spain. From toHernando de Soto and several hundred men cut a path of destruction and disease across the Southeast of America.

These multidisciplinary essays investigate the cultural and literary impact of this expedition on the native American societies they encountered. 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 (–) was a Spanish conquistador who led a disastrous expedition of conquest into the North American interior between and De Soto, who hoped to follow in the footsteps of Cortés and Pizarro, failed in his hunt for gold on the North American mainland.

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Like the Pardo expedition, the De Soto expedition appears to have covered about 5 leagues per day, though on some occasions more. De Soto's invasion and its aftermath permanently ravaged the life-ways of the southeastern Indians.

De Soto National Memorial in Bradenton, Florida, commemorates the first major European penetration of the southeastern United States by the De Soto expedition. The park was established in on the south shore of Tampa Bay.

This valuable book concerns the first European expedition, under the leadership of Hernando de Soto, to penetrate deeply into the interior of eastern North America.

Data and sources about this expedition are important evidence for the nature of Southeastern political. EXPEDITION OF HERNANDO DE SOTO INTO FLORIDA. BY A GENTLEMAN OF ELVAS. PUBLISHED AT EVORA TRANSLATED FROM THE PORTUGUESE BY RICHARD HACKLUYT.

LONDON, CAPTAIN SOTO was the son of a squire of Xerez of Badajoz. He went into the Spanish Indies, when Peter Arias of Avila was Governor of the West Indies. When the Spanish expedition of Hernando de Soto crossed the Mississippi River on J (June 18 on the Julian calendar, which was used at the time), it entered what is now Arkansas.

It spent the next eleven months roaming around the state until de Soto’s death on (May 21 on the Julian calendar). After his death, the survivors made their way to Mexico. (Neal Lineback, co-author of Geography in the News, was a contributor to the book.) Some of De Soto’s trail has been documented from four chronicles written after the expedition.

Three of the four De Soto chroniclers were present on the expedition, but arrived in Mexico afterward with little more than their memories of events.Hernando de Soto (c/–) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States, and the first documented to have crossed the Mississippi River.

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