Hernando de soto was a spanish explorer when he was a young man, he traveled to the west indes and made a fortune in the central american slave trade he ran into hernando de soto supplied ships and paid for the exploration, and accompanied pizarro on his quest. Andres de urdaneta (1508-1568) was a spanish explorer who accompanied garcia jofre de loaysa on the second sailing expedition around the world when he was 17 years old on this 1525 trip, only one ship of the original seven survived. The exploration and conquests of the new world document based assessment (dbq) why did the spanish explorers and the priests who came with the conquistadors think that it was their job to convert the native americans to christianity part b essay directions: write a well-organized essay that includes an introduction, body paragraphs.
European history/exploration and discovery from wikibooks, open books for an open world these new ships, known as caravels, had deep keels, which gave them stability, combined with lateen sails, pizarro was a spanish explorer who militarily fought and conquered the incan people and culture, claiming most of south america for spain he. This lesson will explore the motivations, foundations, and growth of the portuguese and spanish empires in the new world and asia we will also meet a few famous portuguese and spanish explorers. Similarities and differences between english and spanish new world colonies essay by clevedan2000, high school, 10th grade, january 2003 download word file, 2 pages , 30 expeditions of exploration in search of wealth were the first action of the explorers of the new land immediate metal wealth was not found in the caribbean islands.
Essay on colonial latin american history as it is evident from different historical sources, there has always been a fierce competition for wealth and prosperity among the european countries today, it is widely known about the remarkable voyage of the captain christopher columbus for spain back in 1492. The english fleets eventually destroyed the spanish armada in 1558, therefore crippling spain’s ability to adequately defend their transport ships another poor decision that hurt the economy of the was the expulsion of jews and muslim from spain. Enrichment essay - spanish exploration and settlement in florida (ha) the world of florida’s native americans changed when spanish explorers arrived in 1492, christopher columbus sailed from spain spain is a country that lies across the atlantic ocean from florida its ships sailed to spain with tons of gold and silver spain did not. Spanish explorers 2 come to texas 102 in 1519 the spanish governor of jamaica sent a fleet of ships under the leadership of alonzo álvarez de piñeda his mission was to map the coastline of the gulf of mexico and establish a spanish colony with four ships and 270 men, álvarez de.
The first explorers valerianos boasted of his sailing adventures aboard spanish ships in search of the strait of anian, better known as the northwest passage or river of the west this essay made possible by: joshua green foundation the spaniard vasco nunex de balboa arrived at the pacific in september 1513. Early european explorers spanish and the portuguese had an active presence in the pacific from the early 16th century, but there is no firm evidence of europeans reaching new zealand before abel tasman in 1642. Still, the spanish monarchy, determined to eliminate their new world rivals, dispatched the great spanish armada in 1588 to attack the british off the coast of england through luck and ingenuity, a fleet of outgunned english ships decimated the armada.
Explorers saw the chance to earn fame and glory as well as wealth some craved ers by the 1400s, portuguese and spanish ship-builders were making caravels these ships were small, fast, and easy to maneuver their shallow reasons for the age of exploration questions 1 which explorer was the first to establish a sea. European exploration of the pacific began with the spanish and the portuguese by the late 1500s, the spanish had colonized the philippines and had discovered several of the caroline islands in micronesia , as well as the solomon islands in melanesia and the marquesas islands in polynesia. Spanish explorers essay vasco nunez de balboa (1475-1519) was a spanish conquistador and explorer he was the first european to see the eastern part of the pacific ocean (in 1513), after crossing the isthmus of panama overland.
The age of discovery, or the age of exploration (approximately from the beginning of the 15th century until the end of the 18th century) is an informal and loosely defined term for the period in european history in which extensive overseas exploration emerged as a powerful factor in european culture and was the beginning of globalization. Spanish explorers columbus’s return from the new world created an abundance of activity throughout europe old world monarchs dispatched explorers and small armies to the newly discovered continent to establish outposts, spread religious beliefs, and seek treasure. Life on board a sixteenth century spanish ship ships used by the spanish explorers among the ships used by the spanish explorers in the 16th century were the carracks, known in spain as “naos”, the caravels, and the galleons, which were off-springs of the earlier naos and caravels.