Narrator: "These accounts outlined the natural richness of the land, where nature itself was the greatest treasure, and encouraged future explorers to attempt to settle and colonize."
|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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