Time Period 1

Events

Christopher Columbus reaches North America

1492

Balboa Discovers Pacific Ocean

1513

Smallpox in New World

1516

Cortes Lands in Mexico

1519

Hernando de Soto arrives in Florida

1539

Tiguex War Begins

1540

St. Augustine established

1565

Tobbacco Recorded

1571

Roanoke Colony

1585

St. Augustine raided

1586