Narrator: "[Hernando DeSoto] decided to take a major gamble, to spend all of his money to finance another trip to the new world in search of even bigger treasure, and the powerful title of Royal Governor of the lands he explored and conquered."
|Photo credit: Still frame from "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.
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