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Surviving Conquest Key Events Maps Transcript Webography

Web links for this program are listed below. Text-based resources are listed in the Program 1 Bibliography.

Powell, de Soto

Powell's Hernando de Soto and United States History
The William Powell painting Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto, A. D. 1541. Includes links to essays about the painting and other murals in the Capitol rotunda.

Hakluyt's writings

Richard Hakluyt
A detailed biography of Hakluyt.

Christopher Columbus

1492 - Christopher Columbus
A brief background on the Columbus controversy with links to scanned images of the Columbus Coat of Arms and the Book of Priveledges.

Medieval Sourcebook: Christopher Columbus: Extracts from Journal
An extract from Columbus' journal of his voyage of 1492. Includes an introduction.

Priviledges and Prerogatives Granted by Their Catholic Majesties to Christopher Columbus: 1492
The text of the Book of Priveledges

Christopher Columbus, Letter to the King and Queen of Spain
The text of Columbus's letter to the King and Queen of Spain.

The Round Earth and Christopher Columbus
An illustrated history of the discovery that the earth is a sphere.

Introduction to 1492: An Ongoing Voyage
An on-line exhibit outlining the historical voyages of Christopher Columbus. Provides links to Columbus-related sites.

Hernando de Soto

Florida of the Conquistador
Illustrated stories of Juan Ponce de Leon, Panfilo de Narvaez, Hernando de Soto, and Tristan de Luna.

Francisco Coronado

Francisco Vásquez de Coronado
A brief biography of Coronado with links to other Coronado history pages.

Juan de Oñate

Handbook of Texas Online: Oñate, Juan de
A biography of Juan de Oñate.


People in the West - Popé
A biography of Popé with related links.

Spirit and Place
The history of the Pueblo societies including the story of Popé.



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