Plano Map Tourist Attractions and Country Region
History for Plano Map Tourist Attractions
1494 The Treaty of Tordesillas divides the New World between Spain Plano Map Tourist Attractions and Portugal, the preeminent naval powers of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. 1510 The Spanish bring Plano Map Tourist Attractions the first African slaves to Espa±ola (Hispaniola). Europeans have been enslaving Africans for decades on sugar-producing islands off the coast of Africa and in the Mediterranean, but this marks the earliest stages of the transatlantic slave trade, which will disrupt millions of lives on three continents.
1513 Juan Ponce de Le³n, allegedly in search of the fountain of youth, but more likely in search of gold and slaves, lands near present-day Daytona Beach and names the island he believes he has landed on Florida. Ponce de Le³n’s first meeting with Native Countrys is an attack the Spanish suffer at the hands of Ais Indians. Ponce de Le³n’s fleet continues up the west coast of Florida, where it meets resistance from the Calusa Indians. Following Hernando Cort©z’s encounter with the Aztec, Ponce de Le³n returns to Florida in 1521 and begins constructing buildings in a location lost to history. He is shot, and dies of his arrow wound in Cuba.