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skin, the better their treatment. The lighter skin Blacks were more often than not, the children of slaveholders. 22. Know the explorers of the New World from Spain: a. Juan Ponce de Leon—explored the coasts of Florida in 1513b. Vasco Nunez de Balboa—crossed the Isthmus of Panama and discovered thePacific Oceanc. Ferdinand Magellan—his expedition sailed around the tip of South America,across the Pacific to the Philippines, through the Indian Ocean and back toEurope around the southern tip of Africa between 1519-1522d. Hernan Cortes—in 1519, he led a small army of Spanish and Native Americansagainst the Aztec Empire of Mexico, eventually controlling the gold and silverminese. Francisco Pizarro—overwhelmed the Inca Empire of Peru and secured thesilver mines of Potosi for Spainf. Cabeza de Vaca—explored the North American Southwestg. Francisco Vasquez de Coronado—discovered the Grand Canyon h. Hernando de Soto—explored southeastern North America from Florida to the Mississippi River

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