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Discovering America Podcast

This podcast will be a history narrative collected from various sources.  I will be covering the stories of events and people that played a part in creating America.  My goal is to give the listener an entertaining dialog of history and walk away (or ear away) with a, “I didn’t know that”, feeling.

Jan 25, 2014

The part finishes up with Cortes’ conquest of the Aztec empire and the final years of the man we know as Cortes.

Jan 18, 2014

The man called Hernando Cortes and the beginnings of his adventure with the great empire of the Aztecs.

Jan 12, 2014

Other voyages that were undertaken during the year 1508.  One headed by Juan Diaz de Solis and Vicente Yanez Pinzon, and a second by Sebastian de Ocampo.  Cuba would be colonized and its appointed governor, Diego Velazquez, would organize voyages destined to discover other...

Jan 4, 2014

A further discussion of maps of the world.  Just what did the early explorers have in their hands?  I end with the partial exploration of Florida by Juan Ponce de Leon.