HELP HERNANDO DE SOTO!!!

By: Megan Riley and Gabriela Gaya

Who is he??

Hernando de Soto is a Spanish Explorer. He was born in 1496 in Jerez de los Caballeros. de Soto's family was of minor nobility and modest means. At a young age, de Soto became interested in traveling and seeing the world. At about 14 years old, he got himself included on a expedition to the West Indies. Now, Hernando de Soto wants to go on an expedition led by himself. And he needs YOU as a sponsor to do it!

WHAT HE IS PLANNING TO DO

Hernando de Soto wants to leave on an expedition to "Florida". He would like to conquer what he finds for the Spanish crown. de Soto is planning on setting out with at least 10 boats in April of 1538. He needs to travel about 4,000 miles. He also needs money to support a crew, stay for a little while in the place he finds, and find gold/other riches. Hernando has asked other people to support him with money, but he really wants you to sponsor him. Please help him get his trip to the New World!!!

LOOK BELOW TO SEE A VIDEO BIO FROM THE FUTURE OF HERNANDO DE SOTO!

Hernando de Soto - Mini Biography

WHY SHOULD YOU HELP HIM?

You might be thinking, "Why should I help Hernando? I mean, he's just some random guy!" Well, this small investment might just change your life! There are some more great reasons on why you should help the next upcoming hero of exploration listed below:

- You get some of the riches he finds

- You get to claim the lands he finds for you

- You will not have lost much money if he finds nothing

- You will get some credit for his finds

- You will get that feeling of joy you get when you help someone in need

The reasons that I listed above are only 5 of the wonderful reasons you should help de Soto. If you don't help him, think about what you will be losing!!

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

You need to click on the button below and help sponsor Hernando de Soto's trip to the New World. You will help pay for everything Hernando needs and supply him with some crew and some ships. This is something that YOU need to do!! Simply click below, and YOU WILL BE HIS SPONSOR!! It's that easy! Please do it right now!
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THANK YOU FOR HELPING HERNANDO DE SOTO!