Francisco Coronado By: kylia l

Francisco Coronado was born in 1510 in Salamanca,Spain.

Before he became an explorer Coronado was a soldier.

His motives were to find gold and to locate the fabled riches of the seven cities.

Francisco Coronado's sponsors were the governor of Mexico and Spain.

He explored the Southwest of the American continent and claimed most of the Southwest for Spain he also charted the coarse of many rivers and native roads in the area

Francisco Coronado had many impacts. He claimed most of the Southwest of the North American continent for Spain. He also charted the coarse of many rivers and native roads in the area. Later in his expedition he couldn't find gold instead he found the Grand Canyon. He got so mad he couldn't find gold he killed one of his slaves. Those were the impacts of Fransisco Coronado' s expedition.

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