Juan Ponce De Leon And The Fountain Of Youth

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Juan Ponce de Leon was best known for leading the exploration of Florida and looking for the Fountain of Youth. Juan was born in Spain in the year of 1474 and went to work as a squire for a knight at a young age. As he grew older he fought in a war. He then wanted an adventure so he joined Christopher Columbus on his second journey across the Atlantic. He became a military leader on the island of Hispaniola. After a while, Ponce de Leon decided to start exploring. He became the first governor of Puerto Rico. After several years he decided to explore the islands north of Puerto Rico. On ships he headed north and after a while they spotted land. Her thought it was just a big island but Because it was beautiful and around Easter time he named

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