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  Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado was among the very first of this long line of fortune seekers in Texas.
Coronado was born at Salamanca, Spain in 1510.
Although Coronado's expedition failed to produce gold, it marked the beginning of an endless stream of tales of lost mines and buried treasure in Texas.
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  Francisco Vasquez de Coronado - LoveToKnow 1911
He accompanied Antonio de Mendoza to New Spain in 1 535; by a brilliant marriage, became a leading grandee, and in 1 539 was appointed governor of the province of New Galicia.
Coronado, with a part of this force, captured the "Seven Cities." The fabled wealth, however, was not there.
Here Coronado found a few permanent settlements of Indians; in October he was again on the Rio Grande; and in the spring of 1542 he led his followers home.
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 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
While Coronado was establishing himself at Zuñi, another expedition, by sea, under the command of Hernando de Alarçon, reached the mouth of the Colorado and explored the course of the river for about two hundred miles inland, but found it impossible to communicate with Coronado, and returned to the Mexican coast.
Coronado reported to the Viceroy Mendoza, who was highly incensed at the failure of his plan to rid New Spain of undesirable elements.
Although Coronado was not punished for what was looked upon as disobedience to orders, he fell into a mild disgrace and died in comparative obscurity, leaving a widow and eight children.
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 The Exploratory Expedition of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Coronado of course could not have someone in the expedition that might be being persuaded to kill him so he assigned the young man to stay in the outpost city of northwestern Mexico.
Coronado tried to adhere to the the policy promulgated by the Crown but when violence occurred he reverted to the traditional policy of countering violence with overwhelming retaliation, as will be seen later in the history of the expedition.
Coronado himself was knocked down and might well have been killed if it had not been for two of his lieutenants coming to his rescue.
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 AllRefer.com - Francisco VAsquez de Coronado (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Francisco VAsquez de Coronado[frAnthEs´kO vAs´kAth dA kOrOnA´thO] Pronunciation Key, c.1510–1554, Spanish explorer.
The viceroy, dazzled by the report of Fray Marcos de Niza of the great wealth of the Seven Cities of Cibola to the north, organized an elaborate expedition to explore by sea (see AlarcOn, Hernando de) and by land.
Coronado, still hopeful, spent a winter on the Rio Grande not far from the modern Santa Fe, waged needless warfare with Native Americans, then set out in 1541 to find Quivira under the false guidance of the Turk.
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 The Exploratory Expedition of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Coronado of course could not have someone in the expedition that might be being persuaded to kill him so he assigned the young man to stay in the outpost city of northwestern Mexico.
Coronado tried to adhere to the the policy promulgated by the Crown but when violence occurred he reverted to the traditional policy of countering violence with overwhelming retaliation, as will be seen later in the history of the expedition.
Coronado himself was knocked down and might well have been killed if it had not been for two of his lieutenants coming to his rescue.
www2.sjsu.edu /faculty/watkins/coronado.htm   (7282 words)

  
 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado - Glasgledius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Coronado was governor of New Galicia[?] (contemporary Sinaloa and Nayarit, Mexico).
Pedro de Tovar[?] was sent northwest, and heared of a great river further west (the Colorado).
Garcia Lopez de Cardenas[?] was sent out to find this river, and found himself being the first European to see the magnificent Grand Canyon.
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 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado was born in Salamanca, ca.
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado was born in 1510 and died in Mexico City in 1554.
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado went to sea with 340 Spanish and 300 Indian allies.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Coronado,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A member of the 1540 expedition of Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, he was selected to lead a party from Cibola (the Zuñi country of New Mexico) to find a river of which the Hopi had spoken.
Coronado Industries Enters New Agreement for Distribution of Their PNT Glaucoma Treatment Device in China; Agreement Set to Open the Way to an Enormous Market Potential.
Coronado and the cities of gold: in 1540, a Spanish conquistador set out from Mexico City in search of gold.
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 Francisco Vásquez de Coronado - HighBeam Encyclopedia
The viceroy, dazzled by the report of Fray Marcos de Niza of the great wealth of the Seven Cities of Cibola to the north, organized an elaborate expedition to explore by sea (see Alarcón, Hernando de) and by land.
Coronado, made captain general, set out in 1540 from Compostela, crossed modern Sonora and SE Arizona, and reached Cibola itself—the Zuñi country of New Mexico.
Coronado, still hopeful, spent a winter on the Rio Grande not far from the modern Santa Fe, waged needless warfare with Native Americans, then set out in 1541 to find Quivira under the false guidance of the Turk.
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 Internet Obituary Network, Obituary for Francisco Vasquez de Coronado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Coronado was born into a noble family in 1510 in Slamanca, Spain.
It was not long before Coronado assumed the governorship of a large province, quelled a big slave revolt, married into an extremely wealthy family, and assumed an enormous estate in the process.
Coronado read the tribe the standard Spanish "requirimiento," which demanded native peoples to submit to the Catholic Church and acknowledge it as the supreme ruler on Earth.
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 PBS - THE WEST - Francisco Vázquez de Coronado
Coronado sent out parties that ranged all the way to the Colorado River on the present border between California and Arizona, exploring the Grand Canyon and much of what is now New Mexico.
Coronado himself led a party in search of the city of Quivira and its mythic riches, into what is now Kansas, but found only a small village of what were probably Wichita Indians.
Coronado managed to resume his governorship, but within several years he was found guilty of numerous atrocities against Indians under his authority.
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 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado was born in Salamanca, Spain in 1510.
In 1540, Coronado was chosen by the Viceroy of Mexico to lead an expedition to find the treasure that was supposed to exist in northern Mexico - called the seven Golden Cities of Cibola.
Coronado never was able to realize the importance of his expeditions, which opened up the southwest to Spanish colonization.
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 Francisco Vazquez de Coronado
Francisco Vazquez de Coronado was born in 1510 in Salamanca, Spain.
Because of Spain's law of primogeniture, the family heir was Gonzalo, the eldest son, not Francisco.
Coronado was a favorite of Mendoza and rose rapidly in prominence in the inner circle of society in Mexico City.
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 IMA Hero: Reading Program Francisco Coronado
Coronado was not the first born son, and he had to find another way of obtaining property and making a name for himself.
Coronado's men entered the village, restocked their food supply, and waited for the rest of the army to arrive.
Coronado and his expedition were the first Europeans to see the Colorado River, the Rio Grande, the Grand Canyon, California, the plains of Oklahoma and Kansas, and the vast herds of buffalo roaming the American West.
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 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Spanish explorer
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, was a Spanish explorer.
Coronado gathered his army in Compostela, the capital of New Galicia, at the end of February 1540.
In the winter of 1540, Coronado moved his headquarters near a cluster of about a dozen Pueblo Indian villages in a region called Tiguex, which was north of present-day Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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 Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
Cabeza de Vaca was born in Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, Spain, sometime around the end of the fifteenth century.
His father was Francisco de Vera, the son of Pedro de Vera, the Spanish conqueror of the Canaries.
Alhaja was the shepherd who assisted Christian forces during the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa in 1212 A.D. This was one of the key battles in the "Christian Reconquest of Spain." Alhaja's contribution was to indicate a path around a pass guarded by a strong Moorish force.
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 Francisco Vasquez De Coronado Biography | scit_031_package.xml
Coronado received a warm welcome from Viceroy Mendoza and began his career with the government of Mexico.
Coronado saw this as his opportunity to replenish the government coffers and to secure his position in his adopted country.
Reportedly, Coronado and his men were the first explorers to pass through the Texas panhandle, then Oklahoma, finding the Cimarron and Arkansas rivers on their way to eastern Kansas.
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 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
1510: Francisco Vazquez de Coronado was born in Salamanca, Spain
Francisco Vazquez de Coronado leads the expedition which consist of 340 Spanish, 300 Indians, 1000 horses, 1000 slaves and six swivel guns indicating that the purpose was to colonise as well as explore
Coronado believes yet another myth no doubt fuelled by the fabulous gold and silver which was found in the cities of the Aztecs and the Incas
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 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Coronado arrived in New Spain in 1535 and quickly became governor of all it’s provinces about 4 years later.
While serving as Governor, he became enthralled in the stories of Vasco de Gama’s explorations and the rumors of the riches to be found on the provinces northeast of his province in the legendary Seven Cities of Cibola.
In 1540, Coronado was chosen to lead an expedition into that area, while a fleet commanded by Hernando de Alarcon kept pace with him along the coast.
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 Coronado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There he learned of the tales of the Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca about the Seven Cities of Cíbola, believed to be fabulously rich Native American settlements that were to be found northeast of the province.
Coronado was chosen to head an overland expedition to explore and conquer the region for Spain.
In 1544 Coronado was relieved as governor, and thereafter he lived quietly in Mexico City, where he died on September 22, 1554.
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 Coronado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado (1510-1554), was a Spanish explorer who led an expedition in 1540 in the American Southwest in search of the legendary Seven Cities of Cibola.
Francisco Coronado was born in 1510 to a noble family.
Francisco Coronado was a well-respected man, who was chosen to find a city supposedly filled with gold, Cibola.
www.wadsworth.k12.oh.us /central/Explorers/Coronado.htm   (393 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Francisco Vásquez de Coronado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Coronado was governor of New Galicia (contemporary Sinaloa and Nayarit, Mexico).
Pedro de Tovar was sent northwest, and heard of a great river further west (the Colorado).
Coronado set up his winter quarters in one of them, Tiguex (present-day Bernalillo near Albuquerque, Nex Mexico).
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 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Coronado, with all his men, systematically made the first exploration of the southwestern United States.
The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers, translated and edited with an introd., by George Parker Winship.
Coronado's march in search of the "seven cities of Cibola" : and discussion of their probable location / by General J.H. Simpson.
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 Unit II: A Crossroads Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
However, Coronado was not going to benefit from their wealth; it was promised to his older brother.
Coronado and his men also encountered dangers such as dealing with rattlesnakes whose bite was dangerous.
Coronado's contact did not result in gold and silver for Spain, but he did contribute to the development of the American West.
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 Coronado in the Western U.S.
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado was the Spanish Conquistador who explored the Southwestern part of the United States.
On February 22, 1540, Coronado's expedition, with 300 Spaniards and 1,000 Indians, began their march into the interior of this continent.
Coronado moved his camp to the upper Rio Grande where his people killed more than 200 men, women and children in a massacre to pacify the area.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Cabeza de Vaca and other vague reports, the viceroy sent Father Marcos of Nizza with the negro or Moor Estévanico to reconnoitre towards the north.
Zuñi, another expedition, by sea, under the command of Hernando de Alarçon, reached the mouth of the Colorado and explored the course of the river for about two hundred miles inland, but found it impossible to communicate with Coronado, and returned to the
Coronado reported to the Viceroy Mendoza, who was highly incensed at the failure of his plan to rid
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 Coronado's Exploration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
We and a community of Coronado scholars are grateful for this grant.
The route for the expedition was reconnoitered in 1539 by Father Marcos de Niza, who first recorded the seven cities of Cíbola (now known to be the modern pueblo of Zuni, New Mexico.
In 1540 Coronado led a huge expedition of around 1000 Spanish and native allies from Compostela, Mexico, north through Sonora and southeast Arizona, to Zuni.
www.psi.edu /coronado   (263 words)

  
 Francisco Vásquez de Coronado — Infoplease.com
Coronado, made captain general, set out in 1540 from Compostela, crossed modern Sonora and SE Arizona, and reached Cibola itself—the Zuñi country of New Mexico.
Nevertheless he sent out his lieutenants: Pedro de Tovar visited the Hopi villages in N Arizona, García López de Cárdenas discovered the Grand Canyon, and Hernando de Alvarado struck out eastward and visited Acoma and the pueblos of the Rio Grande and the Pecos.
Coronado and the cities of gold: in 1540, a Spanish conquistador set out from Mexico City in search of gold.
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 Francisco Vásquez de Coronado - Picture - MSN Encarta
Francisco Vásquez de Coronado - Picture - MSN Encarta
Francisco Vásquez de Coronado was a Spanish explorer who led an expedition in 1540 into the American Southwest in search of the legendary Seven Cities of Cíbola.
Discouraged, Coronado returned two years later to what is now Mexico.
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