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Spanish Exploration of the Americas

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Social Studies +3 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), Primary (5 to 8 years old)
Research the Spanish explorers pictured in this Collection.
Put them in chronological order.
Answer the following questions:
1. What regions did they explore?
2. What did they discover?

Hernando De Soto

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Amerigo Vespucci

National Portrait Gallery

Vasco Núñez de Balboa

Catalog of American Portraits

20c Ponce de Leon single

National Postal Museum

3c Corondo Expedition single

National Postal Museum

Francisco Pizarro

Catalog of American Portraits

Christopher Columbus

Catalog of American Portraits

Hernando Cortez

Catalog of American Portraits

Ferdinand Magellan

Catalog of American Portraits