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WHY DID HE GO TO NORTH AMERCIA?
What was the whole puerpouse of Cabeza de Vaca going to North America?
It was to serve his king Phillip the 3rd from Spain, K ing Phillip ask Panfilo Narvaez to lead the trip with Cabeza de Vaca to North America with 600 soliders and five ships that set sail to North America 1527 to his land (that king Phillip owend) for wrich goals that the king had heard of and to bring back to the king, while sailing to North America they got cought in a hurricane off the shore of Cuba that led them the wrong way, when they crashed it was near Florida by a river called Tampa Bay in March 1528. By 1532 only Cabeza de Vaca and three other soldiers made it to Spanish Empire's outpost in Mexico, Finally in 1552 he returned to Spain