Actor: "As survivors we were happy just to escape with our lives, but hopefully others will learn from our mistakes and misfortunes, and see the opportunity here for new enterprise and expansion of the empire for God and King."
|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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