S: Francisco Coronado
FC: Francisco Coronado | By Hamza Mir
1: Table of Contents | 1. Region Explored and Sponsoring Country | 2. Reason for Exploration | 3 and 4.Native Americans He Met | 5. Governor of a Province | 6. Conquistadors | 7.Charged with Cruelty | 8. Death
2: Francisco Coronado explored and claimed the present day Southwest US for Spain in the mid 1500's.
3: Coronado sailed in search of gold and great riches , and was inspired by the rumors of the seven legendary cities of Cibola.
4: Coronado met Native Americans, too
5: He met the Lakota Indians in Kansas, and thePueblo Indians in the Southwest.
6: Coronado later became the governor of a Mexican Province.
7: Coronado was part of a group called the Conquistadors from Spain that enslaved and killed the Native Americans with their weapons European diseases.
8: Coronado was later charged with cruelty against Native Americans.
9: He died on September 22, 1554.