Soldiers Follow Path
"The Indians were wise to the Europeans' determination to find this
gold they so cherished. They had already had similar encounters with Ponce
de Leon and De Narvaez. The surest way to rid their tribe of this menace
was to talk of gold farther on."
|Photo credit: Still frame from "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.
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