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The Explorers. NOTES. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. Christopher Columbus Wanted to find route to China and Asia Trade/fortune King and Queen financed trip Queen thought trip could spread Catholicism. Christopher Columbus sails. August 3, 1492 Sails to the Americas

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king ferdinand and queen isabella
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
  • Christopher Columbus
    • Wanted to find route to China and Asia
      • Trade/fortune
  • King and Queen financed trip
    • Queen thought trip could spread Catholicism
christopher columbus sails
Christopher Columbus sails
  • August 3, 1492
    • Sails to the Americas
    • Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria
bahamas
Bahamas
  • Land in Bahamas, think they are in the Indies in Southeast Asia
    • Named new land San Salvador, for the Holy Savior
    • Named natives indios
first colony
First Colony
  • Wanted to colonize
  • First colony: Santo Domingo on Hispaniola
no support
No support
  • The King and Queen withdraw support
    • Rumored to have been torturing and enslaving natives
    • He never found a passage to Asia
conquistadores
Conquistadores
  • Spanish explorers looking for riches want to conquer the continent
pi eda
Piñeda
  • 1519
    • Spanish explorer Pineda makes first map of Texas coastline
hernan cortes
Hernan Cortes
  • Cortes explores continent
    • Searching for riches
emperor moctezuma
Emperor Moctezuma
  • Moctezuma thinks Cortes is a god
  • Cortes takes advantage
    • Fighting breaks out
    • Spanish take over Tenochtitlan
tenochtitlan
Tenochtitlan
  • Changed name of city to Mexico City
panifilo de narvaez
Panifilo de Narvaez
  • Narvaez was granted Florida
  • Could colonize these lands to Mexico
  • Explored/stranded
  • Died in hurricane on makeshift rafts
survivors
Survivors
  • Land in Galveston Bay
  • Encounter Karankawas
  • Diseases/conditions- many die explorers and Natives
alvar nunez cabeza de vaca
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
  • 2nd in Command – Narvaez expedition
  • Estavanico – First African in Texas
  • With Natives – 6 years
  • Traveled to Mexico – 18 months
seven cities of cibola
Seven Cities of Cibola
  • Cabeza de Vaca
    • Told officials of Cibola
  • Estavenicoand Friar Niza sent to find city
  • Estavenico killed
  • Niza – rooftops of gold
francisco vasquez de coronado
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
  • Coronado searches for cities of gold
    • Doesn’t find them
    • Met El Turco in Tiguex
    • El Turco leads to Quivira
      • Supposed to have riches
      • None
      • El Turco killed
hernando de soto
Hernando de Soto
  • De Soto leaves from Spain 1539
  • Searches for Cibola
    • Explores Florida & many southern states
    • No riches
    • Biggest southern exploration
spain establishes missions
Spain Establishes Missions
  • Spanish begin to establish cities and Missions
    • Other competition
    • First city – Santa Fe 1610
    • In Texas – Mission of Corpus Christi de la Ysleta 1682
la salle
La Salle
  • La Salle travels the Mississippi River
    • At mouth of river April 9, 1682
    • Named land La Louisiane (Louisiana) after King Louis XIV
colony
Colony
  • La Salle asks the King for funding to establish colony
  • Colony at mouth of river – strategic
    • Keep track of Spanish
    • Trade
    • Good soil – crops
    • missionaries
la salle faces obstacles
La Salle faces obstacles
  • La Salle’s ships raided by bucaneers
    • Colonists wanted to go home
  • Past the mouth of Mississippi
galveston bay matagorda bay
Galveston Bay-Matagorda Bay
  • land in Galveston bay – go on to Matagorda Bay
    • Lose a ship and supplies from it
karankawas
Karankawas
  • French encounter Karankawas
    • Friendly
    • They have French supplies from shipwreck
    • French try to battle natives to get supplies back
    • Become hostile – they receive no help acclimating
la salle looks for a way home
La Salle looks for a way home
  • Tries to find Mississippi by land – many die in these attempts
  • Finally decides to go home
    • He is shot on this voyage
  • Colony is a failure
    • Everyone (adults) killed
    • 6 children - only survivors
explorers timeline
Explorers Timeline

1492 - Columbus reaches the Americas

1519 – Alvarez de Pineda explores Gulf Coast of Texas

1537 - Cabeza de Vaca

Reports on Texas

1541 – Coronado leads expedition into Texas

1542 – De Soto-Moscoso expedition reaches East Texas

1610 – Juan do Onate establishes Santa Fe

1682 – Spaniards established the first mission, Corpus Christi de la Ysleta

1685 – La Salle established

Fort St. Louis

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