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Alonso Álvarez de Pineda
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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 SIX
Juan de Oñate
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PÁNFILO DE NARVÁEZ

denarvaez
University of South Florida




    A. Read this About.com article to answer the following question:

    1. Pánfilo de Narváez:
      • A.    Was an important figure in the conquests of Jamaica and Cuba.
        B.    Captured Hernán Cortés in 1520.
        C.    Was granted permission to explore what is now Florida.
        D.    A & C Above Only.
        E.    None of the Above.



    B. Use this information from the "University of South Florida" to answer the following questions:

    1. Pánfilo de Narváez:
      • A.    Was a French Explorer.
        B.    He explored the east coast of the Florida peninsula.
        C.    He originally landed near what is now Tampa Bay.
        D.    All of the Above.
        E.    None of the Above.

    2. What critical mistake did Narváez make?
      • A.    He tried to find a route across the Florida peninsula.
        B.    He allowed his ships to move on without him and never saw them again.
        C.    Near present-day Miami he treated the natives poorly and many of his men were killed.
        D.    A & C Above Only.
        E.    None of the Above.

    3. Where were Narváez and his men going when they set sail from Florida aboard barges:
      • A.    They were hoping to reach a Spanish settlement in Mexico.
        B.    They were looking for the mouth of the Mississippi River.
        C.    They were looking for the gulf coast of Texas.
        D.    They were hoping to return to Spain.
        E.    None of the Above.

    4. How many of Narváez's men reached Texas?
      • A.    4.
        B.    Fewer than 100.
        C.    More than 100.
        D.    240.
        E.    None of the Above.

    5. How many of Narváez's men reached Mexico City?
      • A.    4.
        B.    Fewer than 100.
        C.    More than 100.
        D.    240.
        E.    None of the Above.

    6. Who is credited with telling the story of Narváez's journey?
      • A.    Narváez himself.
        B.    Hernando de Soto.
        C.    Cabeza de Vaca.
        D.    All of the Above.
        E.    A & B Above Only.



PAGE ONE
Alonso Álvarez de Pineda
PAGE TWO
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
PAGE THREE
Francisco Vázquez de Coronado
PAGE FOUR
René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
PAGE SIX
Juan de Oñate

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This TLC Quest last edited 12/20/2009
This TLC Quest last revised 12/20/2009
This TLC Quest created 09/25/2008