Hernando De Soto

Jacob Van Zeeland

Hernando De Soto was a great explorer. Hernando De Soto returned to Spain with a lot of gold. Hernando De Soto also had many obstacles. Hernando De Soto explored many places and found a lot of treasure.
Hernando De Soto returned to Spain with lots of gold. Hernando De Soto got wealthy really fast because he traded Indians as slaves. Hernando got attacked by the Indians because he was selling them as slaves. Hernando forced the indians to find gold for him. The Indians brought him to gold so Hernando would spare their lives. Hernando defeated the Inca that was a powerful empire that could not be stopped by a lot of people. This lead to Hernando coming back to Spain with a lot of Inca treasure. These are reasons why Hernando De Soto came back to Spain with a lot of gold.
Hernando De Soto had many obstacle. One obstacle was he had to defeat the Incas a powerful empire. This powerful empire held Inca treasure that Hernando wanted. He also lost men because of a rumor that lured them deeper into North America that promised pearls and gold. The rumor was made by the Indians to keep the enemies from attacking them. Also the Indians attacked Hernando and his men. This wasn't a big deal but it took time to defeat the Indians. These are some obstacle Hernando had to deal with.
Hernando De Soto returned to Spain with a lot of gold. Hernando also had many obstacles that got in his way. Hernando De Soto died on May 21,1542, in what is now Louisiana. Hernando De Soto explored many places but we don't what introduced him into exploring and why he wanted to explore.