July 8, 1524
Giovanni Da Verrazzano, was asked to explore the America coast from Florida to Terranova, and search for a sea route to the Pacific Ocean, by King Francis 1.
The quest led by Verrazzano
Quote by giovanni da verrazzano
"They exceeds us in size, and they are of a very fair complexion, some incline more to a white and others to a tawny color; their faces are sharp, and their hair long and black, upon the adorning of which they bestow great pains; their eyes are black and sharp, their expressions mild and pleasant, greatly resembling the antique.” Verrazzano also wrote, "are the most beautiful and have the most civil customs that we found in the voyage."
April 16, 1528
A Spanish soldier, named Panfilo de Narvaez, saw Native houses, and claimed the Indian land with the Spanish Royal Title.