Portrait of Hernando DeSoto
Narrator: "To this day, the DeSoto expedition is controversial. He is thought of by some as a brilliant cavalryman and fighter, and by others as destructive, arrogant and brutal."
|Photo credit: Still frame from "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.
Florida: Social Studies Resources for Students and Teachers
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