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Juan Ponce De Leon (Watts Library Exploration)

  • 64 Pages
  • 3.43 MB
  • English
Franklin Watts
Biography & Autobiography - Historical, History - Exploration & Discovery, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography, 1460?-1521, America, Biography, Explorers, Juvenile literature, Ponce de Leon, Juan,, Spain, Children: Grade
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9497842M
ISBN 100531165795
ISBN 139780531165799

The book was good and informative, but the title is a little misleading, as about the first % of the book is background information to the Spanish coming to Puerto Rico and FL, and the last 1/3 of the book is after Ponce de Leon has died and deals with subsequent expeditions to the the New by: 9.

Born into Spanish nobility, Juan Ponce de León () may have accompanied Christopher Columbus on his voyage to the New World. A decade later, he. In Juan Ponce de León sailed to Florida with two ships and men and landed near Charlotte Harbor.

There he was wounded by an arrow during an Indian attack, and he died after being returned to Cuba. Born into a noble family, Ponce de León was a page in the royal court of Aragon and later fought in a campaign against the Moors in.

After sailing on Christopher Columbus's second voyage to the New World, Juan Ponce de León made a name for himself by leading a Spanish expedition into Florida. Learn more Juan Ponce De Leon book Juan Ponce de Leon: First Explorer of Florida and First Governor of Puerto Rico (Spotlight on Explorers and Colonization) by Heather Moore Niver | Paperback.

Occupation: Explorer Born: c. in Santervas de Campos, Castile (Spain) Died: July in Havana, Cuba Best known for: Exploring Florida and searching for the Fountain of Youth Biography: Early Life Juan Ponce de Leon was born in the Spanish kingdom of Castile around the year While still a young boy, Juan went to work as a squire for a knight named Don Pedro Nunez de Guzman.

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.

Juan Ponce de Leon book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Travel with the famous explorers who all made monumental discoveries th /5. Juan Ponce de Leon book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A soldier, a farmer, a governor, and an explorer, Juan Ponce de León ma /5.

The Spanish adventurer sailed with Columbus, gave Florida its name & founded a town before English pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock. It’s a Historic KidTime. Juan Ponce de Leon was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who is credited to have led the first European expedition to Florida.

The major purpose of his expedition was to find gold and his quest for finding treasures led him to the southeast coast of what would become the United States.

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Juan Ponce De Leon (History Maker Biographies) by Jane Sutcliffe and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library. Juan Ponce de León. [Marc Tyler Nobleman] -- An introduction to the life of sixteenth-century Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon, who played an important role in the history of Puerto Rico and who discovered and named Florida.

Get this from a library. Juan Ponce de León. [Ruth Manning] -- Describes the life of the Spanish explorer who first came to the New World with Columbus and went on to become governor of Puerto Rico and later came to Florida looking for the Fountain of Youth.

While Ponce de Leon was typical of the Spanish noblemen whose main road to success lay through the arts of war, he was a young man who made his way through adverse circumstances and perhaps because of this became a humane soldier, more foresighted than his contemporaries.

In Haiti, where he went as a leader, he married happily and began to run. Ponce de Leon Book covers the major events in Juan Ponce de Leon's life. Great for Florida and explorer history. Just cut in half and staple.

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This mini-unit is the perfect addition to accompany your unit on European Explorer, Ponce de includes the following activities:⭐A fact sheet that comes in full color and BW⭐A flip book (5-pages)⭐A Voyage MapThe 5-page flip book has activities where students answer questions about his early l 4/5(4).

Watch Mr. DeMaio teach an educational lesson for kids on Juan Ponce de León, the famous Spanish explorer that went in search of the Fountain of Youth in Florida.

Juan Ponce de León was a Spanish conquistador and explorer, best remembered for settling the island of Puerto Rico and for directing the first major explorations of Florida. He made two trips to Florida: one in and the second in It was on this latter expedition that he was wounded by natives and died shortly thereafter.

Ponce de León married an innkeeper’s daughter in and had 3 daughters and 1 son. AfterPonce de León received permission from Ovando to explore Puerto Rico and learn more about the gold that could be mined there.

His boat anchored at San Juan. Ponce de León was appointed as governor of San Juan Bautista (the Spanish name for.

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - jrozean - LibraryThing. Juan Ponce de Leon is a biography of the man whose name the title suggest. It is a very easy to read version of the events of Ponce de Leon’s life.

It includes pictures that help to tell the story 3/5(1). Now, King Ferdinand of Spain is appointing me, Juan Ponce de Leon, as the very first, initial governor of the land. Tomorrow there will be a ceremony to honor my great accomplishments and my loved ones and fellow peers will give me recognition.

Juan Ponce de Leon was the name of a Spanish explorer who lived from until Some of the people that he met during his search for land included Christopher Columbus and Nicolas de Ovando.

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Juan Ponce de Leon His New and Revised Genealogy. On 08 28 I uploaded a copy to the Library of Congress Copy Right Office to officially get the book registered.

The work is the result of over six years of research within the Ministry of Culture Spain's Archives to seek out documents and reference documents that tell of his ancestry and who. % free coloring page of Juan Ponce de Leon. Color in this picture of Juan Ponce de Leon and share it with others today.

In the 16th century the story of the Fountain of Youth became attached to the biography of the conquistador Juan Ponce de attested by his royal charter, Ponce de León was charged with discovering the land of Beniny.

Although the indigenous peoples were probably describing the land of the Maya in Yucatán, the name—and legends about Boinca's fountain of youth—became associated. ‎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 inthe island of Bimini inFlorida in He died in 5/5(2). Juan Ponce de León (c. ), descubridor y conquistador español, primer gobernador de Puerto Rico y adelantado de Florida. No hay unanimidad en su fecha de nacimiento, ya que para algunos autores nació eny según otros vio la luz diez años después, en Pedro Ponce de León, (born ?—died ), Spanish Benedictine monk believed to have been the first person to develop a method for teaching the deaf.

Ponce achieved his first success with Gaspard Burgos, a deaf man who, because of his difficulty with oral communication, had been denied membership in the Benedictine order. Under Ponce’s tutelage, Burgos learned to speak so that he could.

inconspicuous past to the attentive present of Juan Ponce de Le6n might be of charm to this conquistador but in most parts it lacks factual historical basis. Juan Ponce de Le6n, discoverer of Florida, is a figure involved in riddles covered by a loose shift of weaved myths.

And the reason why Ponce. Many books have been written about Juan Ponce de Leon. Many of them fall short because not enough research has been done on the man's life, his ancestors and who his legitimate wife was. The author has spent over ten years researching within the Ministry of Culture Spain to retrieve documents and 3/5(2).Juan Ponce de Leon petitioned King Ferdinand of Spain asking for royal permission to journey to Puerto Rico.

The king agreed. In AugustPonce de Leon gathered a crew and some boats, and set sail. Fromhe explored the island, and founded the oldest settlement of Caparra near San Juan.

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