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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.

Aug 24, 2014

The voyages by Ayllon, Gomez and Verrazzano made it possible to map, describe inhabitants and certain features along the eastern coast of the North America continent.  The Europeans now had a great basis of knowledge but, still no passage to the orient was discovered.

Aug 11, 2014

After setting up winter quarters, building the ships was the next priority.  O wait, maybe not, what about the Indian tribes massing an army preparing to attack the Spanish.  One tribe points the finger at another when all is said and done, the Spanish end up siding with Guachoya tribe.  With that complete all is well,...

Aug 3, 2014

Moscoso is now the new commander of the expedition of Florida.  The journey west does not turn up any of the riches that this whole endeavor was supposed to accomplish.  Evidence to back up the rumor of other Spanish farther west was not found.  So to backtrack through the country just traveled seemed the...