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Vasco nuñez de balboa

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Vasco nuñez de balboa

  1. 1. Who is Vasco Nunez de Balboa? By: Trenton Zuber
  2. 2. Birth   Balboa was born in Jerez de los Caballeros Spain. 1475
  3. 3. Early life He had been inspired by Christopher Columbus to believe that pearls could be found on the northern coast of Venezuela http://www.lycos.com/info/francisco-pizarro.html
  4. 4. His mighty claim He claimed the Pacific Ocean and all its shores for Spain http://www.shaimas.com/serenity/april_2006-MainlandMexico.html Not yours mine
  5. 5. Fun fact to escape from his creditors he hijacked on a supply ship http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~walker/Vasco%20de%20Balboa.html
  6. 6. Fun fact #2 He was he first European explorer to see the eastern part of the pacific ocean. http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/page/b/balboa.shtml
  7. 7. The end of him Balboa was arrested (even though he was innocent and had been framed by a friend, Arias de Avila). Balboa was found guilty and was publicly beheaded in Acla in January, 1519.
  8. 8. Credits <ul><li>I found my info at </li></ul><ul><li>Website made in 1996-2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Today's date January 14 2011 </li></ul>http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/page/b/balboa.shtml

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