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What are some facts about Francisco Vasquez de Coronado?


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Answered 2011-09-13 19:31:37
he built the first bridge in New Mexico, the bridge went over the pecos riverAnd he had 8 children and his wife is very rich then he died way later in life
  1. He discovered the Grand Canyon.

    He led 300 spanish and 800 Indians in search for gold.

    He found no gold.

    A turk lied to him about where the gold is.

    The turk was killed.

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