The Expedition of Hernando De Soto West of the Mississippi, 1541-1543 Proceedings of the De Soto Symposia, 1988 and 1990

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Subjects:

  • American history,
  • Anthropology,
  • Central American & Caribbean archaeology,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • U.S. - Discovery And Exploration,
  • Native American Archaeology,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Sociology,
  • Mississippi,
  • United States - Colonial Period,
  • Archaeology,
  • United States - General

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ContributionsGloria A. Young (Editor), Michael P. Hoffman (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8598757M
ISBN 101557285802
ISBN 109781557285805
OCLC/WorldCa56931809

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Back by popular demand and new in paperback, this spirited collection of nearly twenty papers celebrates the th anniversary of Hernando de Soto’s epic expedition across the Southeast and West. Originally presented at two symposia conducted by the University Museum at the University of Arkansas, the collection offers an array of viewpoints and diverse approaches to de Soto :   Expedition of Hernando de Soto West of the Mississippi, – Proceedings of the de Soto Symposia, and Paperback – July 1, by Gloria Young (Editor), Michael P.

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On May 8,south of present-day Memphis, Tennessee, Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto reaches the Mississippi River, one of. Luis de Moscoso Alvarado was a member of Hernando De Soto's expedition to explore La Florida-today's southeastern United States-and to obtain gold and other riches from the native peoples of the North American continent.

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After escaping, De Soto’s army burned the town to the ground, killing 6, Native Americans in the process. On May 8,De Soto became the first European to cross the Mississippi River. He didn’t stop to throw a celebration, though.

De Soto wanted to get the hell out of the area before more violence erupted. Quigualtam or Quilgualtanqui was a powerful Native American Plaquemine culture polity encountered in by the Hernando de Soto expedition. The capital of the polity and its chieftain also bore the same name; although neither the chief nor his settlements were ever visited in person by the expedition.

Their encounters consisted of messages sent by runners and a three-day long canoe. Hernando de Soto, Hernando also spelled Fernando, (born c.

/97, Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz, Spain—diedalong the Mississippi River [in present-day Louisiana, U.S.]), Spanish explorer and conquistador who participated in the conquests of Central America and Peru and, in the course of exploring what was to become the.

Hernando De Soto. explored Florida and Georgia and parts of South Carolina, North Carolina, and Tennessee. led an expedition which explored the central Mississippi river. Robert Cavelier De La Salle. sailed down the Illinois River to the Mississippi River and all the way down the Mississippi.

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Worth (Contributor), Eugene Lyon (Contributor), Jeffrey P. Brain (Contributor), John H. Hann (Contributor), Frances G. Crowley (Contributor), David Bost Reviews: The Expedition of Hernando de Soto West of the Mississippi, University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, *Indicates availability for purchase from the De Soto National Memorial bookstore.

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Hernando de Soto in the Mississippi Valley, by George Sabo III The Mississippian Indians living in Arkansas and the mid-South experienced their first encounters with Europeans when the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto entered the Mississippi Valley in Gloria A.

Young is the author of Expedition of Hernando de Soto West of the Mississippi, ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ).Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto (c.

- ) on the shores of the Mississippi. He led an expedition in search of gold which took him to the Florida coast in He died of fever and was buried in the Mississippi River so that his body would not be (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images).

Schaeffer, Kelly. “Disease and de Soto: A Bioarchaeological Approach to the Introduction of Malaria to the Southeast US.” MA thesis, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Young, Gloria A., and Michael P.

Hoffman, eds. The Expedition of Hernando de Soto West of the Mississippi, – Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, Hernando de Soto Timeline Timeline Description: Hernando de Soto was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who led several successful expeditions into both Central America and North America.

He is responsible for the colonization of several Central American cities; and is considered the first European to cross the Mississippi River. Choice Outstanding Academic Book, sponsored by Choice Magazine. The De Soto expedition was the first major encounter of Europeans with North American Indians in the eastern half of the United States.

De Soto and his army of over men, including cavalry, spent four years. The De Soto Chronicles, The Expedition of Hernando de Soto to North America in – Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press. ISBN. precise description of the De Soto-Moscoso route west of the Mississippi is in Charles Hudson, "The Hernando de Soto Expedition, ," in Hudson and Tesser (eds.), The Forgotten Centuries, 36 For an assessment of the English colonization of the Atlantic coast, see D.

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Of all the enterprises undertaken in this spirit of daring adventure, none has surpassed, for hardihood and variety of incident, that of the renowned Hernando de Soto, and his band. Read the full-text online edition of The de Soto Chronicles: The Expedition of Hernando de Soto to North America in - Vol.

2 (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The de Soto Chronicles: The Expedition of. To book passage with Soto, estates were sold. and headed for peninsular Florida’s west coast. The Soto expedition, unlike that of the unlucky Pánfilo de Narváez a decade or so before, was. Hernando De Soto traveled through the region that would become the southeastern United States from to with an army of more than men in an attempt to discover riches comparable to those found in Mexico and Peru.

Highly ambitious, De Soto had been granted the right to oversee the conquest of La Florida (the name given to peninsular Florida and the land between the Gulf and Atlantic. Hernando de Soto Name the person who led the Spanish expedition that landed near Tampa Bay and traveled through much of the present-day southeastern United States before he died on the bank of the Mississippi River.

“No one has ever been able to determine the exact route of de Soto’s expedition.” – Richard Thornton. Guaxale was a Native American village visited by the Hernando de Soto Expedition in late spring of De Soto and his small army of conquistadors explored what was to become the Southeastern United States between the years and The Spanish conqueror and explorer Hernando de Soto () participated in the conquest of Peru, explored the southeastern part of the United States, and was the first white man to cross the Mississippi River.

Hernando de Soto was born at Jerez de los Caballeros in the province of Estremadura. Although of noble lineage, he was without wealth.

Inde Soto captured the Mississippi River. This was the first time a European team of explorers traveled the river. Inde Soto developed a fever while in Louisiana and eventually died. While de Soto's activities did not obtain much prosperity.

Hernando de Soto (Octo [3]– ) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States (Florida, Georgia, Alabama and most likely Arkansas), and the first documented European to have crossed the Mississippi River.[4].

In his will, de Soto named Luis de Moscoso Alvarado the new leader of the expedition. Early Life De Soto was born c. to a noble but poor family in Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain. Title: Florida of the Inca, The Summary: This is a history of the Adelantado, Hernando de Soto, Govenor and Captain General of the kingdom of Florida, and of other heroic Spanish and Indian cavaliers, written by The Inca, Garcilaso de la Vega, an officer of His Majesty, and a native of the great city of Cuzco, capital of the provinces of Peru.

In the s, the US established forts west of the Mississippi River from Louisiana to Minnesota to establish peace among warring American Indian tribes and to __________. provide American Indians with funds and goods for their survival B. strengthen trade between white American settlers and American Indians C.

reassure white American settlers that the frontier was safe and peaceful D. To avoid any word of their encounter reaching Spain, de Soto decided not to meet the ships and traveled west instead into present-day Mississippi, where they spent the winter. In the spring ofhis camp was attacked by the Chickasaw Native American tribe, resulting in the loss of around 40 men along with the remainder of their equipment.

The time had come for a full-scale invasion of Amichel by a competent commander; the man who led this invasion and who was the first to confirm the existence of the Mississippi was Hernando de Soto.

Hernando de Soto was one of the most successful men of his day and also one of its worst failures. A Symposium on the Place of Discovery of the Mississippi River by Hernando de Soto.

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Combined shipping is date: De Soto landed on the west coast of Florida inmarching north through Georgia and west to Mobile Bay. His party reached the Mississippi River in and then went to Arkansas, going as far west as Fort Smith. Returning east, De Soto died and was buried in the Mississippi.

The survivors floated to the Gulf and made it to Mexico."De Soto on the Shore of the Mississippi" Color reproduction of an engraving of Hernando de Soto and others in elaborate dress on the shore of the Mississippi River.

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