TX History Ch 5.3


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TX History Ch 5.3

  1. 1. Chapter 5.3: Searching for Cities of Gold
  2. 2. The Search for Cities of Gold <ul><li>Cabeza de Vaca returns to Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Reports of large cities and gold </li></ul>Cabeza de Vaca
  3. 3. The Search for Cities of Gold Viceroy —Royal governor of New Spain
  4. 4. The Search for Cities of Gold <ul><li>Fray Marcos de Niza leads expedition </li></ul><ul><li>Estevanico serves as guide </li></ul>Fray Marcos de Niza
  5. 6. The Search for Cities of Gold <ul><li>Marcos receives word that Estevancio had seen large city </li></ul><ul><li>People wore gold jewelry and drank from golden cups </li></ul>Estevanico
  6. 7. The Search for Cities of Gold <ul><li>Angered villagers </li></ul><ul><li>Estevancio killed by the Zunni in 1539 </li></ul>Estevanico
  7. 8. The Search for Cities of Gold <ul><li>Fray Marcos moves to high ground to see city </li></ul><ul><li>Saw a city that shined in the distance with buildings that sparkled like gold </li></ul>
  8. 9. The Search for Cities of Gold <ul><li>Returned to Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish officials plan an expedition to claim treasure </li></ul>
  9. 10. Coronado’s Search for Gold <ul><li>Francisco Vasquez de Coronado conquistador leader of expedition </li></ul><ul><li>Fray Marcos serves as guide </li></ul>Coronado’s Expedition
  10. 12. Coronado’s Search for Gold <ul><li>Reach Cibola </li></ul><ul><li>No gold found—buildings made of adobe </li></ul>
  11. 13. Coronado Hears of Quivira <ul><li>Travels to Tiguex </li></ul><ul><li>Meets an Indian called the Turk </li></ul><ul><li>Told of Quirva—a nearby region where the cities were said to be full of gold </li></ul>
  12. 14. Coronado Travels Through Texas <ul><li>Traveled across Panhandle </li></ul><ul><li>Llano Estacado </li></ul><ul><li>Humpbacked cow </li></ul>Buffalo
  13. 15. Coronado Travels Through Texas <ul><li>Caprock Escarpment </li></ul><ul><li>Palo Duro Canyon </li></ul>Palo Duro Canyon
  14. 16. Coronado Travels Through Texas <ul><li>Reached “Quivira” in present-day Kansas </li></ul><ul><li>Found only grass huts and corn </li></ul>
  15. 17. Coronado Travels Through Texas <ul><li>Story of Quivira a lie to make explorers leave </li></ul><ul><li>Coronado executes the Turk </li></ul><ul><li>1542: Returns to Mexico, expedition seen as a failure </li></ul>
  16. 18. Moscoso Explores East Texas <ul><li>Hernando de Soto explores for Cibola to the East </li></ul><ul><li>2 years exploring SE U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>May 1542: dies of a fever </li></ul>Hernando de Soto
  17. 20. Moscoso Explores East Texas <ul><li>Moscoso Alvarado assumes command </li></ul><ul><li>Finds no treasure, decides to return to Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Led explorers into East Texas where he met Caddo Indians </li></ul>
  18. 21. Moscoso Explores East Texas <ul><li>Returned to the Mississipi River and made boats </li></ul><ul><li>1543: 300 of 600 original explorers reach Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Expedition considered a failure </li></ul>
  19. 22. Moscoso Explores East Texas <ul><li>Spanish had little interest in Texas after failing to find gold </li></ul>
  20. 23. De Soto-Moscoco Coronado Fray Marco & Estevanico Results Goals Expedition
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