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Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
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Francisco Vázquez de Coronado
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René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
PAGE FIVE
Pánfilo de Narváez
PAGE SIX
Juan de Oñate
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ALONSO ÁLVAREZ DE PINEDA

depineda
Broward County Florida/Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History




    A. Explore "Filling in the Map" from the University of Texas at San Antonio to answer the following questions:

    1. Alonso Alvarez de Piñeda sailed:
      • A.    For Francisco de Garay, Governor of Jamaica.
        B.    A fleet of four ships to Florida's gulf coast, along the shoreline to present-day Texas and Mexico.
        C.    To seek a water passage from the northern Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean.
        D.    All of the Above.
        E.    B & C Above Only.

    2. What political goal did Piñeda hope to achieve?
      • A.    Mapping the Gulf Coast.
        B.    Limiting possible expansion by Cortés.
        C.    Finding gold, silver and land for cattle.
        D.    All of the Above.
        E.    A & C Above Only.



    B. Explore the "Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History" to answer the following questions:

    1. Piñeda's 1519 voyage of the Gulf Coast:
      • A.    Lasted for more than a year.
        B.    Resulted in mapping approximately 800 miles of shoreline.
        C.    Included exploration of the bay at the present-day Corpus Christi, Texas.
        D.    All of the Above.
        E.    B & C Above Only.

    2. Piñeda's expedition:
      • A.    Marked the first exploration of North America's Gulf Coast by Europeans.
        B.    Produced the first known map of the North American Gulf Coast.
        C.    Left behind several permanent settlements in what is now Texas.
        D.    All of the Above.
        E.    A & B Above Only.



    C. According to Nation Master:

    1. How old was de Pineda when he died?
      • A.    Less than 20 years old.
        B.    Between 20 and 30 years old.
        C.    Between 30 and 40 years old.
        D.    Between 40 and 50 years old.
        E.    None of the Above.



PAGE TWO
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
PAGE THREE
Francisco Vázquez de Coronado
PAGE FOUR
René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
PAGE FIVE
Pánfilo de Narváez
PAGE SIX
Juan de Oñate

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This TLC Quest last edited 08/10/2010
This TLC Quest last revised 08/10/2010
This TLC Quest created 09/25/2008