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Spanish explorers

 

Spain wanted a lot of things. It wanted to expand its knowledge of the world that they had never seen. Of course they were curious, wouldn’t you be? They also wanted to have a larger empire, find spices and other riches, and expand Christianity. They weren’t really interested in animal furs. The big thing they wanted was gold and silver to pay for their wars with the Turkish Empire.

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Spanish Explorers

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Spanish Explorers                 birth-death
 
Balboa
 
1475-1519
Columbus
Coronado
1451-1506
1510-1554
Cortez
De Soto
1460-1521
1500-1541
Magellan
Pizarro
1480-1521
1475-1541
Ponce de Leon
Vespucci
1460-1521
1454-1512

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