Juan Ponce de Leon

Juan Ponce De Leon was a Spanish explorer and the first Governor of Puerto Rico.

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What technology did Juan Ponce de Leon use?

most likely a ship and compass

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Where did Juan Ponce De Leon claim for Spain?

Yes, he did even though he was from Portugal. The King of Portugal refused to let him sail,but the King of Spain agreed.

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When did Juan Ponce de Leon die?

Juan Ponce De Leon died in July 1521 from a wound from an arrow supposedly poisoned with the sap of the Manchineel tree that he received in a battle with the Calusa tribe while on an expedition to Florida. He was taken back to Cuba, but died soon after.

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Why did ponce de leon decide to explore the new world?

he wanted money

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What did Leon Trorsky do in world war 2?

He died in 1940, killed in Mexico City on orders of Stalin.

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What are facts about Juan Ponce De Leon?

he discovered Florida

also looked for the fountain of youth
leon means lion in spanish
Well, he was injured by a poisoned arrow which ultimately led to his death.

He discovered and named Florida ("full of flowers" in Spanish).

In 1493 he was a crew member on one of Christopher Columbus' voyages.

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What is Florida famous for?

Florida is famous for DisneyWorld, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, NASA, The oranges, St. Augustine, and a few other things.

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What is Juan Ponce de Leon famous for?

Juan Ponce de Leon (1460-1521)He was famous for his search for the fabled "Fountain of Youth" near Bimini and for his discovery of Florida (which he named for the Easter feast of flowers). He also discovered the Bahama Channel, which provided a shorter route between Cuba and Europe.
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What famous tasks did Ponce de Leon accomplish?

he found Florida and many south American countries

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What is the name of Juan Ponce de Leon's ships?

The Santiago, the Santa Maria de la Consolacion, and the San Cristobal

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What was Juan Ponce de Leon personality like?

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What is some information about ponce de Leon's childhood?

As a boy he was thrilled to be able to deliver messages to the royal court.

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What is Juan Ponce de Leon's mothers name?

== == her name was Rose Luis

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Did juan ponce de leon murder any one?

yes the native Americans

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Did Juan Ponce de Leon have kids with Mary Leon?

No, Juan Ponce de Leon's wife was named Leonor Ponce de Leon.

Their children were Luis, Juana, Maria, and Isabell.

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What year did Juan Ponce DE Leon die?

he died in 1591 from your mom siting on him!

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Where did ponce de leon land?

ponce de leon landed in Florida

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How did Juan Ponce de Leon die?

Juan Ponce de Leon died because a Native American shot him with a poison arrow in the thigh it soon became infected and he died

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What did Jacques Cartier do?

He was a French explorer. He claimed Canada for France. He named Canada, and he called the people living in Canada "Canadians."

Jacques Cartier was challenged by the king of France to do several things. Here are some of them:

  • To find a shipping route to the Orient to allow France traders to import silk and other fine products to Europe.
  • Find precious gems and metals such as gold to make France rich.
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Did Juan Ponce De Leon bring crew members?

yes with about 200 men

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When did Juan Ponce de Leon come to Florida?

Juan Ponce de Leon first came to Florida in 1513. In 1521 de Leon later returned to perform a permanent settlement. The Native Americans didn't like that idea so they declared war. Juan Ponce de Leon was injured in the leg forcing him to retreat to the nearby island of Cuba where he died from his injury.

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How many voyages did Juan Ponce de Leon make?

If you mean voyages of exploration to Florida, only the two. If you mean voyages altogether, then the total rises to six.

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What did Juan Ponce de Leon wear?

Answerhe wore sillverchest armer with aspainish hallment and puffy pants.
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Juan Ponce de Leon's accomplishments?

He founded Puerto Rico and Florida.

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