EXPLORER OF THE NEW WORLD: Vasco de Balboa

VASCO DE Balboa

BY JA

BAlboa was born in jerez de los caballos in spain. September 29, 1513 Marllen called Pacific ocean. Balboa was the first European to see the pacific ocean. The mountain top is in Panama. The Spainiards called the ocean the south sea because it lay south of the Isthmus of Panama. He climbed the mountain top he went two times the first time he saw the mountain top the second time he went to the pacific ocean.

And it was peaceful.

After Columbus reach American in 1492, when Balboa was just 17 years old a lot of ships where heading to a new world. He took supplies, sailers from the port city of Moyer. Sailers return and they told stories about the New Lands.

Balboa in 1501 he joined Spanish expedition to south American.

Balboa suggested they move to the western side of the Gulf because The Indians were more peaceful there. So The spainiards established The city of Darien. And Balboa became the governor of Darien.

Balboa traveled to the pacific ocean. PANAMA. In 1518 the governor gave the order to arrest Balboa.

He was sentenced to death and they cut his head off.

The End