Explorers and Expeditions
Hernando de Soto (explorer)
Conquistadors

What was Hernando de Soto looking for?

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05/21/2014

His specific intention of his expedition to the New World was to find a passage through the Yucatan Peninsula that could be used as a better trade route to China. Wealth and fame, however, were definitely two other results that De Soto hoped to attain from his expedition!