Vasco Nunez De Baalboa Joshua

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Vasco Nunez De Baalboa Joshua

  1. 1. Vasco Nunez de Balboa By Joshua Mrs. Emery 5th Grade 12/12/08 LFES Social Studies Report
  2. 2. Early Life <ul><li>He was born in 1475 at Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired by Christopher Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>He sailed with Rodrigo de Bastidas </li></ul>
  3. 3. Previous Experience <ul><li>He has abandoned a ship </li></ul><ul><li>Worked as a farmer at the Isthmus of Panama </li></ul><ul><li>Became a stowaway with his dog </li></ul>
  4. 4. Exploration <ul><li>Started as a member of Bastida’s Crew </li></ul><ul><li>Left to discover Pacific Ocean in 1513 </li></ul><ul><li>Took 25 days to cross jungles of Panama </li></ul>www.caborico.com
  5. 5. Results <ul><li>Saw Pacific Ocean from the Isthmus of Panama in 1513 </li></ul><ul><li>Got gold and perils on Pacific Ocean shore </li></ul><ul><li>Somebody named Pedrarais charged Balboa with treason, arested him and killed balboa </li></ul>www.kristiina.kaap...
  6. 6. Conclusion <ul><li>Balboa lived to be 44 years old before his cause of death </li></ul><ul><li>He died in 1519 by his enemies in Spain </li></ul><ul><li>He is remembered by his tombstone in Cuba </li></ul>http://www.czbrats.com/MiNombre/vnbalboa.htm
  7. 7. Bibliography <ul><li>“ Balboa.” http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678Flbalboa.htm,2009 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Vasco Nunez de Balboa.” http://www.czbrats.com/MiNombre/vnbalboa.htm ,2009 </li></ul>

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