Juan Garrido

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Juan Garrido was a conquistador ,so he wanted to explore new areas and earn riches.Sadly he died poor.He was born in Africa and spent time in Europe.After he came to North America,he explored Florida with Juan Ponce de Le'on.Later on in his life,he explored mexico.He was probably the first free African person to set foot in the North American .He is also remembered as perhaps the first person to grow wheat in the Americas.

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