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This is a 1936 DeSoto automobile advertisement. This was my favorite picture for this board because it shows how the car is able to take you on explorations to travel destinations such as Florida. It is even better because Hernando de Soto, who the car is named after, was known for founding Florida for the Spanish.


Hernando de Soto, a brave leader, a skilled fighter and an excellent strategist, was the first European to discover the Mississippi River. Author Jeff C. Young relates tales of de Soto's bravery—and his brutality—as he set out to make a name for himself exploring Central America and helping fellow Spaniard Francisco Pizarro conquer Peru.

from Line upon Line Learning

Explorer Game for Two Players

The twelve included explorers are as follows: Leif Erikson, Marco Polo, Bartolomeu Dias, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Amerigo Vespucci, Vasco Nuñez de Balboa, Ferdinand Magellan, Juan de Ponce de León, Hernando de Soto, Francisco Coronado, and Jacques Cartier.


Aug 31 A Narrative of the Expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida

CAPTAIN SOTO was the son of a squire of Xerez of Badajoz. He went into the…

"I-40 interstate through hernando de soto bridge in memphis, tn" - Art Print from