Juan Ponce de Leon Explorer By: Jordan Dinwiddie and Hannah Evans Students
Juan Ponce de Leon’s Background DBefore Juan Ponce was an explorer he was just a young soldier that had made a very big decision to go along side Christopher Columbus on his journey to the new world.
Juan Ponce de Leon’s “sponser” D Juan Ponce de Leon’s “sponser” (country or person helping someone) was his native country Spain helped Juan Ponce explore and helped him find the new world.
Juan Ponce de Leon’s Exploring Motives D Juan Ponce de Leon explored because he had hoped to find the mythical island with the fountain of youth. In another instance he was looking for gold and riches.
Juan Ponce de Leon Important Dates ______________ 1474 1506 1513 1521 Born Explored Borinquin Sailed to Puerto Rico Death
Juan Ponce de Leon’s Route of Exploration
Juan Ponce de Leon’s Impact D Juan Ponce de Leon was looking for the mythical Fountain of Youth. He found Florida instead.
Fun Facts for Juan Ponce de Leon He was known to be harsh and brutal to his people. D He was born in Santervas de Campos Spain. D Juan Ponce named Florida. D Juan Ponce is also known for searching for the mythical “Fountain of Youth” D He was ONLY 4 foot 11 inches D Juan’s children were Luis Ponce de Leon, Isabel, Juana, Maria.