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  • 1. Vasco Nunez de Balboa Chloe 2/3/2009 Las Flores Elementary School Research Report
  • 2. Early Life <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vasco Nunez de Balboa was born in the year of 1475. He was born at Estre Maduro, Jerez de los Caballeros, Castile, Spain. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>His first family was rich, but they gave him away to a poor family. So, he was mostly poor his entire life. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>He was the third of four children. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>His father, Don Nuno Arias de Balboa, was the ruler of Darien for three years, (Starting on April 4, 1511) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>His mother was the lady of Badajoz. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 3. Previous Experience <ul><li>He was a gentleman by birth, an adventurer by inclination. He actually never had a “job” other than being an explorer. </li></ul><ul><li>Balboa was sent to a school where he was the very best student out of all the young students who were also sent there. </li></ul>
  • 4. Exploration <ul><li>Vasco Nunez de Balboa tried four voyages. </li></ul><ul><li>His fourth voyage lead him to set eyes on the Pacific Ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>He discovered the Pacific Ocean on September 25, 1513. </li></ul><ul><li>Though, the Governor said he must be executed because of “rebellion”. </li></ul><ul><li>The Governor also thought he tried to steal the crown. Of course,he didn’t. </li></ul>
  • 5. Results <ul><li>No one thought Balboa was guilty for anything. </li></ul><ul><li>Many explorers after used that route and found new land. </li></ul><ul><li>Captain Samuel S. Dunnells founded an island and named it after Balboa. [Balboa Island AKA Balboa] </li></ul>
  • 6. Conclusion <ul><li>Balboa died on January 12, 1519; Almost 6 years after his discovery. </li></ul><ul><li>He died in Acla, Panama. </li></ul><ul><li>He was sadly and painfully executed. </li></ul><ul><li>He is remembered as an amazing and [useful] explorer. [Especially in Balboa Island.] </li></ul>
  • 7. Bibliography <ul><li>“ Cz Brats” http://www.Czbrats.com/miNombre/vnbalboa.htm , 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Nndb” http://www.nndb.com/people/043/000094758/ , 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Free Pages” http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wayer/vasco%de%20balboa.hto , 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Balboa-Island” http://www.balboa-island.com/indez.php/weblog/sub/pictures/ , 2008 </li></ul>

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