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Ponce de Leon sets sail and Discovers La Florida

1513

Narvaez expidition to Florida

1527 - 1528

Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca's journey

1527 - 1537

Fray Marcos de Niza and the 7 cities of Cibola

1539

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado's exploration

1540 - 1542

Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo sails from the pacific coast of new spain to Los Angeles

june 24 1542 - November 23 1542

Pedro Menendez de Aviles establishes St. Augustine, Florida

1565

British Pirates led by Sir Francis Drake attack Spanish ships and settlements

1570 - 1572

Juan de Anate settles in New Mexico

1598

Father Kino establishes a Spanish mission at San Xavier del Bac

1692

spanish establish a mission settlement at san antonio

1716

Father Junipero establishes a series of missions throughout California

1769 - 1770