Ponce De Leon - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Ponce de leon
Download
1 / 20

  • 463 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Ponce De Leon. BIOGRAPHY. BEST KNOWN FOR. EXPLORATION. Impact on Modern World. Travel Advertisement. Quick facts. Significance of Exploration. Ponce de Leon’s Diary. Quick Facts. Name:Juan Ponce de Leon Occupation:Explorer Birth:1460

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha

Download Presentationdownload

Ponce De Leon

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Ponce de leon

Ponce De Leon

BIOGRAPHY

BEST KNOWN FOR

EXPLORATION

Impact on Modern World

Travel Advertisement

Quick facts

Significance of Exploration

Ponce de Leon’s Diary


Quick facts

Quick Facts

  • Name:Juan Ponce de Leon

  • Occupation:Explorer

  • Birth:1460

  • Place of Birth:Tierra de Campos Palencia, Spain

  • Death:1521

  • Place of Death:Havana, Cuba

Main Page


Best known for

Best Known For

  • Searching for the mythical Fountain of Youth

  • Founding oldest settlement in Puerto Rico and becoming governor

  • Discovering Florida

  • Discovering the gulf stream

Main Page


Biography

Biography

  • He was a Spanish explorer and soldier.

  • He established the oldest European settlement in Puerto Rico.

  • He was the first European to step foot in Florida.

  • He discovered the gulf stream which is the current in the Atlantic Ocean.

  • He famously searched for the legendary “Fountain of Youth.” It is the legendary spring that gave people eternal life and youth.

  • He sailed on Christopher Columbus’ second expedition to the Americas in 1493 and stayed in Santo Domingo (present-day Dominican Republic).

  • As the appointed governor of Higuey, a Dominican province, he conquered the island of Puerto Rico and was appointed governor. However, because he was so brutal to the Native Americans, he was removed from office.

  • He reached the coast of Florida at St. Augustine in April 1513 and named it “Pascua de Florida” which translates to feast of flowers. He claimed Florida for Spain.

  • When he returned to Spain, he was named a Captain General by the King of Spain on September 27, 1514.

  • He died in Havana, Cuba from wounds that were inflicted by Native American warriors after returning to Florida.

Main Page


Exploration

Exploration

  • Early Exploration

  • Discovery of Florida

  • Return to Florida

Main Page


Early exploration

Early Exploration

  • In 1493, Ponce de Leon sailed with Christopher Columbus’ second voyage to America.

  • He and his family settled on the island of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic.

  • He was a military commander and appointed deputy governor.

  • He discovered gold on the island of Borinquen.

  • The King of Spain ordered him to return to explore and colonize the island. He renamed it Puerto Rico.

  • He was the governor of Puerto Rico for two years.

  • After being replaced as governor by Christopher Columbus’ son, he set sail north through the Bahamas heading towards Florida.

Main Page

Back to Exploration Page


Discovery of florida

Discovery of Florida

  • After leaving Puerto Rico, he headed north in search of treasures and the mythical “fountain of youth.”

  • In March 1513, he landed on Florida’s east coast in present-day St. Augustine.

  • He claimed the land for Spain.

  • He named it La Florida meaning place of flowers.

  • Sailing down the coast, he encountered rough currents at one point, and he named the area Cape Canaveral meaning “Cape of Currents”.

  • He also discovered the island Dry Tortugas. The island had many turtles but had no fresh water.

Back to Exploration Page

Main Page


Return to florida

Return to Florida

  • In 1521, Juan Ponce de Leon returned to Florida.

  • He landed on the shores between Charlotte Harbor and Estero Bay.

  • He had an intention of setting up farming colony for Spain.

  • Eventually the Calusa Indians attacked him and his men.

  • Ponce de Leon was injured by an arrow in the attacks.

  • As a result, he and his men fled Florida to Cuba.

  • The wound eventually killed Ponce de Leon at the age of 61.

Main Page

Back to Exploration Page


Impact on modern world

Impact on Modern World

  • Ponce de Leon is responsible for discovering the gulf stream. This is important because it has allowed for sailors today to use the gulf stream for their benefit. It has allowed for faster sea trade from America. The gulf stream also was beneficial for Spanish trade.

  • A modern city, Ponce, in Puerto Rico is named after him.

  • He established one of the first settlements in North America in St. Augustine.

  • This settlement eventually led to the founding of Florida in the United States. Florida is a very important state for the U.S. because of its tourist attractions.

Main Page


Who wants to become young again and sail the seas that ponce de leon did

Who wants to Become Young Again and Sail the Seas that Ponce de Leon did?

Click Here to find out how to do so!

Main Page


Set sail for florida and find the fountain of youth

Set Sail for Florida and find the Fountain of Youth

Join “ De Leon Cruises “ with Naval Captains Greyson Blaies, Trevor Anderson, and Matt Batista!

Click next for more info!

Main Page


Set sail for florida

Set Sail for Florida!

  • Our Journey

  • The Land called Florida

  • Importance of the Trip

  • Significance of the Fountain of Youth

  • Cost

Main Page


Travel guide

Travel Guide

Our Journey

Just like Ponce De Leon, you will follow his path on our cruise. We are hoping to find the Fountain of Youth!

  • 1. We will begin in Spain and travel to the Dominican Republic

  • 2. Then, we will sail from the D.R. to Puerto Rico

  • 3. Next we will travel to the eastern coast of Florida (St. Augustine)

  • 4. From Florida we will go to Cuba

  • 5. After Cuba we will sail once more to Puerto Rico

  • 6. Next, we will sail back to Spain in order to dock and report to the royals

  • 7. Then, we will go from Spain back to Puerto Rico, our favorite stopping point

  • 8. After Puerto Rico we will go to Florida

  • 9. From Florida we will lastly travel to Cuba where our cruise will end

Main Page

Back to Travel Guide Main Page


Travel guide1

Travel Guide

La Florida “Land of Flowers”

  • Who would not want to go to the “Land of Flowers?” The name “Florida” was given by Ponce De Leon when he discovered how beautiful the land was. If you come on our exploration cruise you will get to see the paradise for yourself. It has great beaches to help you soak up the sun and work on your tan. Also, you will be able to see the Everglades. The Everglades is a amazing swampy area filled with massive mossy trees and wildlife. Finally, who would not want to discover the Fountain of Youth and become young again!

    Main Page

Click Here for images of Florida

Back to Travel Guide Main Page


Travel guide2

Travel Guide

Importance of Trip

  • Going on our trip would be very beneficial. You may or may not find the Fountain of Youth on our cruise, but we are the best guide to do so. Many people have searched for it but have not succeeded. As a result, finding the fountain is unlikely, but the benefits outweigh the negatives. If we find the fountain you would become young again. If we don’t find the fountain then you would have still been able to go on an adventure through the great land of Florida and experience what the great explorer, Ponce De Leon, experienced!

    Main Page

Back to Travel Guide Main Page


Travel guide3

Travel Guide

Significance of the Fountain of Youth

  • The Fountain of Youth is a mystery. Many people debate on the location of the fountain. Some thought that it was located in Florida, including Ponce De Leon. The Fountain of Youth is said to make the old young again. The first knowledge of the fountain appeared in the writings of Herodotus. Still to this day the Fountain of Youth has not been discovered, but if you come join our cruise to St. Augustine, Florida you could become the first to discover the fountain’s mystical powers.

Back to Travel Guide Main Page

Main Page


Travel guide4

Travel Guide

Costs

Cost for a Single Passenger- $1,000

Cost for a Family Package- $2,500

Such a cheap Trip with a great reward!

Congratulations, you have won a prize for being our 1 millionth customer! Click Here to claim your prize!

Back to Travel Guide Main Page

Main Page


Prize

Prize

You have won youth again!!!!!

However, you have to buy the vacation package to do so.

Not everybody will receive it because Ponce de Leon never truly found the fountain of youth.

Back to Travel Guide Main Page

Main Page


Significance of exploration

Significance of Exploration

  • His discovery of the gulf stream in the Atlantic Ocean significantly helped Spanish trade with the Americas.

  • The exploration created a colony in the land that would eventually become one of the fifty states of the United States!

  • Ponce de Leon exploration is also significant because of his search of the fountain of youth. He never found the fountain though.

  • He also became governor of Puerto Rico during his time in the “New World.”

Main Page


Ponce de leon

Back to Florida page


ad
  • Login