Coronado explores the south-west of North America (28 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.


Between 1540 and 1542 Spanish conquistador Francisco Vásquez de Coronado y Luján (1510 - 1554) explored New Mexico and areas of what is now the South West of North America.

Editors. "Coronado explores the south-west of North America". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 20 December 2011
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