The Spaniards, in turn, gave the natives glass beads and small bells.But it took the Europeans over a hundred years to begin seriously exploring the large land mass that was near the island – the land mass that would become the United States.Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account.Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook accounts.
The expedition commander wrote in his log book that natives of the island rowed their canoes out to his vessels and brought parrots, cotton threads and spears as gifts for the foreigners.
These things, along with the major prize – the land itself – were what these Euro-invaders decided they wanted after their search for gold ended.
They also discovered the natives were willing to trade these treasures for the items the Europeans considered only trinkets – glass beads and other baubles including the small ringing ornaments that have come to be known as Indian brass hawk bells.
The Brass Bell is decorated in a transitional style with a light nautical touch.
The soft, melodic chimes of the ship’s clock will call you to a sumptuous breakfast.