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A Conquistador's Quest for Glory and Wealth, by Angel Vigil

Date(s): October 10, 2012
Time(s): Two free programs: 10:30-11:30 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.
Location: Annenberg Presidential Conference Center

Grades 3-7

In their exploration of new lands and quest for glory, Spanish conquistadors brought essential elements of western culture to the new world. Learn about the bold adventures of the first European explorers in the New World. Follow their journeys on maps depicting their amazing discoveries. Re-enact the ritual of planting the flag to claim a new land. Understand why horses were such an important part of the explorers' victories. Hear stories of the greatest explorers: Hernán Cortez, Francisco Pizarro, Juan de Oñate and the first European to set foot on Texas land, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca.

For more information or to make a reservation email Bush.Education@nara.gov or call (979) 691-4006.

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