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  Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
Cabrillo fought as a captain of crossbowmen in the battles between the Aztecs and the Spanish.
Cabrillo's report to the Spanish crown on the earthquake's destruction is the first known piece of secular journalism written in the New World.
Cabrillo hoped to find the fabulously wealthy cities known as Cibola, believed to be somewhere on the Pacific coast beyond New Spain, and a route connecting the North Pacific to the North Atlantic -- the non-existent "Straits of Anian".
www.sandiegohistory.org /bio/cabrillo/cabrillo.htm   (747 words)

  
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Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo led the first European expedition to explore what is now the west coast of the United States.
Cabrillo's report to the crown on the earthquake's destruction is the first known piece of secular journalism written in the New World.
Cabrillo also sought seven fabulously wealthy cities known as Cibola that some believed were near the Pacific coast beyond New Spain and the possibility of a route connection the North Pacific to the North Atlantic -- the Straits of Anian.
www.nps.gov /cabr/juan.html   (1213 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
Cabrillo set out from Navidad (now Acapulco) in Mexico on June 27, 1542.
Cabrillo was looking for the Straits of Anián, which was supposedly a waterway that would allow passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
Although his discoveries went largely unnoticed at the time, Cabrillo is remembered as the first European to travel the California coast, and many streets and buildings in California bear his name.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ju/Juan_Rodriguez_Cabrillo.html   (99 words)

  
 Cabrillo National Monument - Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo (U.S. National Park Service)
Cabrillo National Monument, established in 1913, commemorates Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's voyage of discovery.
When he sailed, Cabrillo was also seeking the seven fabulously wealthy cities known as Cibola that some believed were near the Pacific coast beyond New Spain, and the possibility of a route connection from the North Pacific to the North Atlantic - the Straits of Anian.
Published by Cabrillo National Monument Foundation, "An Account of the Voyage of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo" is a comprehensive narrative of the life and times of this 16th century explorer.
www.nps.gov /cabr/historyculture/juan-rodriguez-cabrillo.htm   (1240 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
Cabrillo, Juan Rodriguez (?-3 Jan 1543) mercenary seaman, shipbuilder, and adventurer was born to unknown parents at an unknown location, although the idea that he was Portuguese was long promulgated by scholars.
Cabrillo’s national identity came into question in the late 1960s, publications began to appear suggesting his heritage was Spanish, rather than Portuguese; the truth awaits discovery of an original record of Cabrillo’s birth.
Cabrillo was next documented in 1521, still in the service of Cortez, assisting in the building of a fleet of one and two-masted, square-rigged ships destined to sail lake Texcoco.
daphne.palomar.edu /ddozier/personal_pages/publications/juan_rodriguez_cabrillo.htm   (1179 words)

  
 Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego, California
Short paths link the visitor center, lighthouse, a statue of Cabrillo and several viewpoints, and a longer (2 mile) trail descends through the shubbery on the bay side, ending at an overlook, although this seems not to be very popular.
The Coast: On all sides of the Cabrillo peninsula the hills drop down to rocky cliffs with exposed, angled strata, and sandbanks eroded by wind and rain into unusual formations.
The coast on the west side is accessible by road, from which a footpath runs along above the shore, with several places to climb down to the tidepools, wave-cut terraces, mini caves and pebble beaches along the waters edge.
www.americansouthwest.net /california/cabrillo/national_monument.html   (349 words)

  
 Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo (died 1543) was a Portuguese explorer in service to the Spanish.
Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo served under the command of Pánfilo de Narváez and aided him in the conquest of Cuba about 1518.
Cabrillo's major contribution was the discovery and claiming of a rich new land for Spain.
www.bookrags.com /biography/juan-rodriguez-cabrillo   (521 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo Biography
Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo (1520 - 3 January 1543) was a Portuguese explorer noted for his exploration of the west coast for North America while sailing for Spain.
Cabrillo's voyages on behalf of Spain followed the 1539 voyage of Francisco de Ulloa, who had been by Hernán Cortés and had discovered the Gulf of California, reaching as far the 28th parallel.
Cabrillo eventually sailed as farth north as the present border between California and Oregon.
www.biographybase.com /biography/Cabrillo_Juan_Rodriguez.html   (252 words)

  
 Cabrillo Juan RodrIguez: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
Cabrillo had made known the long, crooked...Riveras division, with Father Juan Crespi as diarist, went ahead...addressed to the viceroy by Juan Bautista de Anza, captain of...killed in battle with Apaches.
The islands were visited in 1542 by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, a Portuguese explorer in the service of Spain.
It was explored in 1542 by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, and given its present name by Vizcaino in 1602.
www.questia.com /library/encyclopedia/cabrillo-juan-rodriguez.jsp?l=C&p=1   (1166 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo - Temescal Valley, California Indian Observer
On September 28, 1542 Cabrillo discovered "a sheltered port and a very good one, to which they gave the name San Miguel."* Today this port is known as San Diego Bay.
The Indians Cabrillo observed along the California coast are described as being "robust people who wore no clothes" and a people who "carried bows and flint-tipped arrows." When they arrived in San Diego Bay, Cabrillo and his men found a few Indians who ran away from them.
Cabrillo documented "one village where fifty Indians lived in one house." "In the middle of each village there was usually "a great plaza," surrounded by a plank fence and a stone curbing three palms high.
www.temescalvalley.info /cabrillo.htm   (614 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was Portuguese by birth and was born sometime late in the fifteenth century or early in the sixteenth century.
Cabrillo traveled to Spain to marry Dona Beatriz Sanchez de Ortega and returned to Guatemala to settle and raise his family.
Cabrillo sailed from Navidad on June 27, 1542, with the San Salvador and the Victoria (both thought to have been caravels).
www.inn-california.com /Articles/biographic/jrcabrillobio.html   (572 words)

  
 Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo
Cabrillo led his skips directly toward the tip of the peninsula, calling it California without comment, as though the name was already in current use.
Cabrillo was to continue sailing up the coast to as far as the vicinity of Point Reyes, a little north of San Francisco Bay, or they may have gone no farther than Monterey Bay, where they almost certainly anchored on November 16.
They said, without giving dates, that Cabrillo decided to winter on Posesión, which the witnessed called La Capitana, and that on stepping ashore from the ship's boast he fell between some rocks, broke his shin bone, and died 12 days later.
www.lasculturas.com /lib/sd/blsd100298b.htm   (1284 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo: Portuguese Discoverer Of California, 1542
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo (also known under his Portuguese name João Rodrigues Cabrilho) was not just an explorer, but also an entrepreneur, soldier, master shipbuilder, miner, farmer, and owner of large estates.
Cabrillo was to explore the northern limits of New Spain's west coast.
Cabrillo was injured and died from an injury on San Miguel on January 3, 1543.
www.militarymuseum.org /Cabrillio.html   (336 words)

  
 Cabrillo NM: The Origin and Development of Cabrillo National Monument
The memorial was an eight-foot plaque that told briefly of the voyage of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo.
The De Bree statue of Cabrillo was moved from the lighthouse area to a spot not far from the visitor center where it overlooks the magnificent harbor.
Since 1964 there has been a Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, and the person playing his part, dressed in the costume of the period, is at all official ceremonies and parties and plays the key role at the reenactment, the climax of the festival.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/cabr1/origin.htm   (6326 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo brought the first European explorers to the West Coast of the United States more than four centuries ago.
His exploits are mentioned in dozens of textbooks on the history of the Anerican West, yet very little has been known about this man—where he was born, what he achieved during his lifetime, and where he died.
This book traces Cabrillo's rise from a ragged childhood in the streets of Seville to a position of power and wealth as one of the richest landholders and most intrepid adventurers in the New World.
www.huntington.org /HLPress/cabrillodetail.html   (469 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
1475: Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo was raised in Castile, Spain
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo settled in Guatemala after being rewarded with a grant of land
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was hoping to discover a route connecting the North Pacific to the North Atlantic.
www.elizabethan-era.org.uk /juan-rodriguez-cabrillo.htm   (524 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
On June 27, 1542, a three-vessel armada under the command of Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo, left Navidad on the west coast of Mexico.
In what must have seemed like a strange ritual to the natives, Cabrillo would place his hand on his sword and announce that he took possession of the land and was prepared to defend the claim from anyone who might contradict him.
One scholar credibly argues that Cabrillo was not laid to rest on any of the northern Channel Islands, but favors Catalina Island well to the south as the explorer's burial site.
www.mms.gov /omm/pacific/kids/Cabrillo.htm   (845 words)

  
 Cabrillo National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)
Climbing out of his boat and onto shore in 1542, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo stepped into history as the first European to set foot on what is now the West Coast of the United States.
In addition to telling the story of 16th century exploration, the park is home to a wealth of cultural and natural resources.
Cabrillo National Monument is rich in natural resources, both on land and in the water.
www.nps.gov /cabr   (305 words)

  
 Cabrillo National Park
Cabrillo departed the port of Navidad on MexicoÕs west coast on 27, June 1542.
Cabrillo himself died later in the expedition and was buried in the Channel Islands.
Each day a film, In Search of Cabrillo, is shown at the visitor center, an exhibit hall explores the manÕs past, and ranger led talks are frequently given on weekends.
edweb.sdsu.edu /cab/juan.html   (184 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Estevan Cabrillo
The latter sailed from Navidad in 1542, coasting slowly upwards owing to contrary winds.
The report of Cabrillo has been printed in the "Colección de documentos para la historia de de España".
The map of Cabrillo was published by Archbishop Lorenzana (1770).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03128b.htm   (351 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
"This is the first balanced study of Rodriguez Cabrillo, and readers familiar with the explorer will be pleased to learn of his extensive background as a mariner, soldier, and entrepreneur.
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo brought the first European explorers to the west coast of the United States more than four centuries ago.
This biography traces Cabrillo's rise from a ragged childhood in the streets of Seville to a position of power and wealth as one of the richest landholders and most intrepid adventurers in the New World.
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/HL1764.html   (381 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, Spanish Portugese Explorer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo led the first European expedition to explore the coast of what is now California.
Cabrillo participated in the Spanish conquest of what is now Mexico in 1521 and of present-day Guatemala in 1523 and 1524.
Cabrillo commanded two ships, the San Salvador and the Victoria.
www.laughtergenealogy.com /bin/histprof/misc/cabrillo.html   (183 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Cabrillo, Juan Rodríguez (died 1543), Portuguese explorer and soldier.
Windows Live Search results on "Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo"
encarta.msn.com /Juan_Rodriguez_Cabrillo.html   (63 words)

  
 Cabrillo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was born in Portugal but lived most of his life in the Spanish New World colonies.
Cabrillo is known throughout the world for discovering California.
The Cabrillo National Monument in California is there today for remembrance of Cabrillo’s discovery.
www.wadsworth.k12.oh.us /central/Explorers/Cabrillo.htm   (361 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez - Moviefone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Biography of the explorer who in 1542 led the first European expedition into what is now called San Diego Bay.
We know little of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo's early years until 1519 when his name appears in the ranks of those who served in the army of famous conquistador...
Juan Rodriguez - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Juan Rodriguez Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/juan-rodriguez/193190/main   (108 words)

  
 Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo - Encyclopedia.com
Accompanying Pedro de Alvarado up the west coast of Mexico, he assumed command of the expedition and continued the voyage after Alvarado's death.
He discovered San Diego Bay on Sept. 28, 1542, landing at Point Loma Head, now in Cabrillo National Monument.
He then sailed on to Northwest Cape beyond San Francisco Bay, which he did not find.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-CabrilloJ.html   (136 words)

  
 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
During the late 16th century and early 17th century, Spanish ships explored the California coast in search of harbors and potential settlement...
Cabrillo National Monument, national monument proclaimed in 1913.
Located in San Diego, California, the monument commemorates the site where...
ca.encarta.msn.com /Juan_Rodriguez_Cabrillo.html   (99 words)

  
 Amazon.com: "Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Certainly the map has nothing about the 1542 expedition of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo to the coast of Upper California and the northwest.
The year was 1542 and Cabrillo, a Portuguese navigator in the employ of the Spanish crown, sailed north from Mexico...
In 1542 the Spanish crown engaged Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, a Portuguese explorer and retired conquistador, to lead an expedition up the West Coast to find the fabled land.
www.amazon.com /phrase/Juan-Rodriguez-Cabrillo   (706 words)

  
 Discoverers Web: Cabrillo
The descent of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo (also known under his Portuguese name João Rodrigues Cabrilho) is not entirely clear.
Most believe that he was born in Portugal, but lived most of his life in the Spanish New World colonies.
Cabrillo departed from Navidad (now called Acapulco) on June 27, 1542, and sailed north to Baja California.
www.win.tue.nl /~engels/discovery/cabrillo.html   (248 words)

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