1 edition of Juan Ponce de Leon and the discovery of Florida found in the catalog.
A biography of the explorer responsible for discovering Florida.
Includes bibliographical references (page 57) and index.
|Statement||Sandra Wallus Sammons|
|Series||Young readers series, Pineapple Press biographies, Young readers series (Sarasota, Fla.), Pineapple Press biographies|
|LC Classifications||E125.P7 S28 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 61 pages :|
|Number of Pages||61|
|ISBN 10||1561645923, 1561645931, 1561646156|
|ISBN 10||9781561645923, 9781561645930, 9781561646159|
|LC Control Number||2012041609|
In Juan Ponce de León joined Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the New World. Thus began a lifetime of exploration for Ponce de León, who traveled to Puerto Rico in , the island of Bimini in , Florida in He died in Florida, fighting against the area’s indigenous people. juan ponce de leon “discovers” la florida It was five hundred years ago today, on April 2, , that three ships under command of Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León dropped anchor off the coast of an unknown “island” he named La Florida, in honor of the Easter season, or “Pascua Florida.”.
Tells the life story of Juan Ponce de León, describing the explorer's discovery of Florida and his role in the founding of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Florida History Books at CF Juan Ponce de Leon and the Spanish Discovery of Puerto Rico and Florida by Robert H. Fuson Call Number: E P7 F87 Ponce de Leon and the Discovery of Florida by Douglas R. Peck.
Get this from a library! Juan Ponce de Leon and the discovery of Florida. [Sandra Wallus Sammons] -- A biography of the explorer responsible for discovering Florida. A noted expert on Florida history will deliver the opening talk in a new lecture series named in honor of longtime University of Florida historian .
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Ponce De Leon and the Discovery of Florida: The Man, the Myth, and the Truth [Peck, Douglas T.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ponce De Leon and the Discovery of Florida: The Man, the Myth, and the Truth Juan Ponce-León was the first Spanish governor of Puerto Rico and as a puertorrican residing in Florida I always 4/5(6).
Written by one of America's foremost experts on 15th and 16th century exploration and discovery, this book dispels the myths about Ponce de Leon and credits him with discoveries for which he previously has not been by: 9.
Ponce de Leon and the Discovery of Florida [Sammons, Sandra Wallus] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ponce de Leon and the Discovery of Florida5/5(2). Shelves: consulted-for-research, florida Douglas Peck is responsible for raising a major challenge to the longstanding belief that Juan Ponce de Leon landed near St.
Augustine in A key part of this /5(2). Juan Ponce de Leon Juan Ponce de Leon, believed to have been born in in the city of Santervas de Campos, Spain, was the first explorer to have discovered a part of the New World, which he named Florida. He actually was looking for what he believed was the "fountain of youth." The Spanish crown later appointed him as governor of Puerto Rico.
Although Fuson has written one of the most complete works on Ponce de Leon's discoveries in the New World, I often felt like there was too much that distracted from the the central focus of the work.
In reality, only about half the book is about Ponce de Leon, while the first part gives us background on the Spanish conquest, the middle section goes on diversions for pages (including de Soto /5.
Juan Ponce de Leon’s official discovery and claiming of Florida was a major mark in both American and world history. Ponce de Leon was viewed by many has being a hero like Christopher Columbus, and his adventure was spread through generations. Ponce de Leon’s legacy did not just die with him on his second trip.
He is the author of Marco Polo: To China and Back, Francisco Coronado: In Search of the Seven Cities of Gold, and Vasco Nunez de Balboa: Discoverer of the Pacific in the Great Explorations series.
His other works for Marshall Cavendish include the twelve-volume transportation series for early readers Here We Go. and books on New Hampshire, Georgia, Maryland, and Washington State in the. Ponce de León, Juan The expedition of Juan Ponce de León searching for the Fountain of Youth in Florida in North Wind Picture Archives/Alamy Survey Florida's history, culture, and people from Juan Ponce de León to Ray Charles Learn more about Florida.
Juan Ponce de LeÃšÂ³on and the Spanish discovery of Puerto Rico and Florida User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Most fourth graders learn that Juan Ponce de Le"n was looking for the Fountain of Youth when he discovered Florida in Ponce de Le"n, a member of the Spanish upper class, sailed with Columbus on Read full review5/5(1).
In FebruaryPonce de León departed San Juan on his second expedition to Florida, accompanied by two ships and around people.
They landed on the southwest coast of Florida, near what is. His published works on the voyage have appeared in many academic journals, including The Florida Historical Quarterly (), in his book "Ponce de León and the Discovery of Florida", in media documentary, A&E Channel, Ancient Mysteries, and is available on the Internet.
Juan Ponce de Leon and the Spanish Discovery of Puerto Rico and Florida by Robert H. Fuson, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® In addition to providing biographical information about the first European to set foot on what is now Florida, Fuson (history, U.
of South Florida)Brand: McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company, The. This book describes the explorations of Juan Ponce de Leon, the Spanish conquistador who came to Puerto Rico and Florida and who helped locate the Gulf Stream Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index.
The Discovery of Florida and Its Discoverer Juan Ponce de Leon - Edward W. Lawson - Google Books This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
Due to its age, it may contain. In FebruaryPonce de León left Puerto Rico for a second exploration of Florida. Records are scarce, but some accounts describe a poorly organized trip. The expedition landed somewhere on. The Discovery of Florida and Its Discoverer Juan Ponce de Leʹon Examines the political forces and personal ambition that drove Ponce de Leon in his explorations.
From inside the book Adelantado Admiral anchored años arrived Augustine Bahama Bimini Book Burgos called capitulation carried Casas Chief coast Columbus command compass. Peck, D. Misconceptions and Myths Related to the ‘Fountain of Youth’ and Juan Ponce de Leon’s Exploration Voyage.
New World 4. Peck, D. Reconstruction and Analysis of the Discovery Voyage of Juan Ponce de León. The Florida Historical Quarterly, 71(2), 5. Peck, D. Introduction Juan Ponce de Leon was a Spanish explorer who traveled around Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, and Florida.
He is credited with establishing a European settlement in Puerto Rico, being the first European to reach Florida, giving the land its name. Juan Ponce de León. Juan Ponce de León was the first European to explore Florida with permission from the Spanish crown.
However, unrecorded expeditions, probably slave raids, may have occurred before Inde León returned to southwest Florida to establish a settlement, but a Calusa attack forced the Spaniards to leave.
This book is very useful for information regarding Juan Ponce de Leon, particularly because it has primary source documents contained within it that are reportedly not found anywhere else translated into English. For that reason alone, this book would be necessary for research about Spanish North America.Besides naming the land and claiming it for Spain, Ponce de Leon made a discovery that was to lead to the creation of St.
Augustine. Sailing along the Florida coastline, Ponce de Leon realized that a strong current was carrying his ships rapidly northward.Ponce De Leon and the Discovery of Florida: The Man, the Myth, and the Truth by Peck, Douglas T.