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Ponce De Leon. By, Kevin Baker. Early Life. Born In Tierra de Campos Palencia, Spain Hired to be messenger boy in royal court Fought in military against muslin against Muslims when they attacked Spain. , . Explorer Background.

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Ponce de leon

Ponce De Leon

By, Kevin Baker


Early life
Early Life

Born In Tierra de Campos Palencia, Spain

Hired to be messenger boy in royal court

Fought in military against muslin against Muslims when they attacked Spain

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Explorer background
Explorer Background

Sailed with Christopher Columbus on second voyage to the “new world”

Remained on an island south of Florida


Fountain of youth 1
Fountain Of youth #1

Right to find Biminis island in Bahamas

Drank water never grew old


Fountain of youth 1 cont
Fountain Of youth #1 (cont.)

Expedition to find it in March 1513

Unsuccessful


Fountain of youth 2
Fountain Of youth #2

West Coast Of Florida To search

Expedition to find it in March 1513


Why?

There was a fable about a mysterious about a fountain of youth and he believed it


Death by fountain of youth 2
Death By fountain of youth #2

Attacked By Native Americans At Coast

Indians shooting arrows

Hit Ponce de Leon

Died of infection and blood loss at wound



Pop culture references
Pop Culture References

  • “Fountain of Youth” in Florida

  • Tourist attraction

  • Drink the water for eternal youth

  • FIELD TRIP!!!!!!!!!!!!


More pop culture
More pop culture!

FAMILY GUY CLIP!!!!


Citations

Citations

"ponce de leon contributions-Google Search." Web. 5 Oct 2009. <http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&rls=com.microsoft%3A*&q=ponce+de+leon+contributions&aq=f&oq=&aqi=>.

"Ponce De Leon." Web. 5 Oct 2009. <http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/ponce_de_leon.htm>.

"Florida fountain of youth Ponce De Leon." Web. 5 Oct 2009. <http://www.progress.org/fountain.htm>.

"Ponce De Leon's FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH." Web. 5 Oct 2009. <http://www.fountainofyouthflorida.com/>.


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