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CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ponce de Leon __ "Explorer, born at San Servas in the province of Campos, 1460; died in Cuba, 1521."  You will find an extended article. - From Newadvent.org - http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12228a.htm 

Juan Ponce de Léon __ "Juan Ponce de Léon conquered the island of Puerto Rico, discovered Florida, explored its coast and made a failed attempt to start a settlement there."  Brief biography and a collection of links to additional information. - From Discoverers Web - http://www.win.tue.nl/~engels/discovery/ponce.html 

Juan Ponce de Leon ______Use the good map to follow Ponce de Leon route of exploration. For younger grades but useful for all. - Illustrated - From Enchanted Learning - http://www.allaboutmammals.com/explorers/page/d/deleon.shtml  

Juan Ponce de Leon __ A brief biographical sketch. - From Infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0839647.html 

 

Juan Ponce de León __ "Ponce de León accompanied Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the New World. He became the first Governor of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish Crown. He is regarded as the first European known to have visited what is now the United States, as he set foot in Florida in 1513."  You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Ponce_de_Leon

Juan Ponce de Leon __ "Visit this site dedicated to providing information about Juan Ponce de Leon.Fast and accurate details and facts about the history of Juan Ponce de Leon."  A lot of information in outline form. - From elizabethan-era.org.uk - http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/juan-ponce-de-leon.htm

Juan Ponce de León: Biography __ A collection of biographies from a variety of online resources. - From answers.com - http://www.answers.com/topic/juan-ponce-de-le-nhttp://www.answers.com/topic/juan-ponce-de-le-n   

Juan Ponce De Leon and the Fountain of Youth Part 1: The Early Years __ Page 1 of a two page overview of Ponce de Leon's New World explorations. - From socialstudiesforkids.com - http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/worldhistory/juanponcedeleon1.htm 

Ponce de León __ "In 1508-09, Ponce conquered and explored Borinquén (Puerto Rico) in response to rumors of gold on the island. For the next two years, he remained as governor, vastly enriching himself through gold and slaves. He was forced out in 1512 by political opponents."  A good look. - From u-s-history.com - http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1007.html 

Ponce de Leon __ Short biography, sketch, and map of the area he explored. - illustrated - From Thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/ponce_de_leon.htm 

Ponce de León : Florida's First Spanish Explorer ___A good little history perfectly suited for students of all ages. - Illustrated - From College of Education, University of South Florida - http://fcit.coedu.usf.edu/florida/lessons/de_leon/de_leon1.htm

Ponce de León - A Waymarking.com Category __ "This category documents the locations that celebrate the life and achievements of Spanish Conquistador, Juan Ponce de León (1460 – 1521)..."  Click-to-enlarge images, articles, more. - illustrated - From waymarking.com - http://www.waymarking.com/cat/details.aspx?f=1&guid=14005c8b-e0f5-4278-8b0d-cef082459325     

 

 

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