He was a well-respected explorer and conquistador, as he was chosen to accompany Christopher Columbus on his second voyage in 1493 in pursuit of the New World. After reaching the Caribbean and reaching Hispaniola which is now present-day Dominican Republic. Like many explorers, he had to do explore ideas of how to treat or deal with natives in the New World. As many conquistadors shared the same view of natives, so did Ponce De Leon. After exploring the island and endless the uses that the natives could provide, in 1504 he began a campaign with the main goal to suppress the natives on the northern part of the island (Galegroup.com).
He was an explorer,an author, a trader and a mapmaker. He went to school at King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth, from 1592–1595.When he was 16 he started a new life at sea in the military. At first fought in the Netherlands. He became involved on December 20, 1606 and joined an expedition of three ships, the Discovery, the Susan Constant and the Godspeed, to the New World. They set sail at the end of 1606, but during the trip, Smith was supposedly accused of mutiny and he was almost hanged.
Four years later, 1591, Raleigh reached Roanoke with a ship of supplies and no one to receive them. The land, which he left his 115 men, women, and children, was vacant. “No clue to its fate except one word, Crowatan, cut in a tree.” His second failure simultaneously ended English colonization in the North America for the next decade. After Raleigh’s failure to establish a colony by himself, English adventurers realized that one man could not conduct colonization; rather, a group of men could be more successful. Groups of English magnates began to form companies for colonization.
25 of the 34 men died on route. On January 3rd 1603 face dyanna Salem North Region drakes Bay in the San Diego on January 8th. During a storm he took shelter behind a point of land they he named Punta de los Reyes today 's Point Reyes. The Tres Reyes had gotten separated from the flagship in the storm but both ships continue north. The San Diego appears to have gotten as far as a cape that he named Cabo Blanco de San Sebastian.
War in Europe stalled plans for another expedition, which finally went forward in 1541. This time, King Francis charged the nobleman Jean-François de La Rocque de Roberval with founding a permanent colony in the northern lands. Cartier sailed a few months ahead of Roberval, and arrived in Quebec in August 1541. After enduring another harsh winter, Cartier decided not to wait for the colonists to arrive, but sailed for France with a quantity of what he thought were gold and diamonds, which had been found near the Quebec
As he and his men searched the inland for fresh water and wood, they spotted the Calusa tribal village at Mound Key. They realized the Calusa tribe was a very unfriendly tribe. The explorers scrambled back to their ships and decided quickly to leave the area and sail back to Puerto Rico. In the year of 1521, Ponce De Leon was ordered to return to Florida to form another colony. He then landed on the beaches between Estero Bay and Charlotte Harbor with over 200 settlers, tools, seeds, and horses.
A few years later he was elected Governor of Massachusetts and served nine terms.He had bad health and that is what stopped him from going to the Constitutional convention in Philadelphia in 1787. Even though John 's health problems would not allow him to travel to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, although he could not attend it he played a very important part in the ratification of the United States Constitution. Massachusetts and Virginia was the two states he influenced because of their size and population. On January 9, 1788, John was the
The other leader was William Bradford, he wanted to come for religious reasons. Captain John Smith and his native people were on a ship, and on their way to North America. Smith and his people were going to North America because they wanted to build colonies and get rich. “ But now was all our provisions spent, the sturgeon gone, all helps abandoned, each hour expecting the fury of the savages.” ( Smith 4 ) This quote
Introduction John Cabot was an Italian navigator and explorer. He who was also the first European to discover the coast of North America. John Cabot was born in Genoa, Italy somewhere around in the 1450 and died in 1509 late after his successful voyage he later died in 1509. His father, Giulio Caboto, was a spice merchant. John Cabot had a brother named Piero.
On the Battle of the Wabash 952 of 1000 American soldiers were killed. Tecumseh had a very small continent of few tribesmen. Tecumseh had around 1808 tribesmen. When him and men traveled they decided to join his brother Tenskwatawa. Tenskwatawa became a prominent Native American religious leader.
Unfortunately this is not the case. Before Captain John Smith set out to the New World, he joined the Christian forces of the Holy Roman Empire to fight against the Muslim Ottoman Turks. Impressed by Captain Smith’s heroic deeds, Captain Bartholomew Gosnold insisted that John Smith join him to start a new colony in Virginia and was awarded a council position. He agreed and sailed off to explore a new adventure that included three ships carrying 104 English settlers. On the voyage to start this new colony in America, John Smith was arrested for mutiny (not obeying orders of higher authority) and barely escaped an unfortunate death by hanging.
The New world was a amazing new place to settle for anyone who was looking to get away from being forced to believe in a certain religion. The first attempt England made to settle a colony was set up to fail. Sir Humphrey Gilbert and Sir Walter Raleigh, Humphrey’s half brother, left England bound for The New World with a group of ships. On their journey there ships were forced back by bad weather. Gilbert tried to go back to the New World five years later.
His family hoped he would become a lawyer, but he told his father he would rather explore the West Indies.In 1540, Hernando de Alarcón was given command of three ships to carry supplies to Francisco Vásquez de Coronado 's expedition. In summer 1540, Alarcón and his fleet sailed from the mouth of the Río Grande de Santiago He made two journeys up the Colorado. On the second one, he reached a point near the mouth
In May 1577, a man named, John White” sailed on the ship Aid, as part of an expedition to America. The trip was commanded by Martin Frobisher. The reason for the trip was so that he could find precious metals, and a northwest passage to Asia. White sailed to Greenland and Baffin Island trying to find a new passageway. After many months he realized there wasn’t a northwest passage, nor were there any precious metals to be found.
Henry Hudson was hired to find a shorter route to Asia from Europe through the Arctic Ocean. After twice being turned back by ice, Hudson embarked on a third voyage–this time on behalf of the Dutch East India Company–in 1609. This time, he chose to continue east by a more southern route, drawn by reports of a possible area across the North American continent to the Pacific. They determined it was not the path they sought once they made their voyage there.Hudson spent months drifting through the vast Hudson Bay and eventually fell victim to a mutiny by his crew. Hired by England for even MORE money, Hudson’s discoveries laid the groundwork for Dutch colonization of the Hudson River region, as well as English land claims in Canada.