• Balboa was a Spanish conquistador.
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  • Balboa was the first European to see the eastern part of the Pacific Ocean. He went to present-day Panama to see the Pacific Ocean.
  • In 1500 Balboa sailed with Rodrigo de Bastidas from Spain to explore Columbia, South America.
  • Balboa traveled from Santo Domingo to San Sebastian with his dog in 1510.
  • When they got there, it was all burned to the ground.
  • Christopher Columbus' voyage to the new world inspired Balboa to go.
  • Balboa killed Native American tribes and took their gold.
  • Balboa's enemies jealous of his accomplishments and accused him of treason.
  • He was arrested and his head was taken of 44.

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