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The Spanish Borderlands Frontier, 1513 1821 John Francis Bannon

The Spanish Borderlands Frontier, 1513 1821

John Francis Bannon

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ISBN : 9780030845673
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Spains frontier movement in North America planted Hispanic civilization in much of the future United States beginning with Ponce de Leons arrival in Florida in 1513. After describing the travels of the conquistador explorers, it continues throughMoreSpains frontier movement in North America planted Hispanic civilization in much of the future United States beginning with Ponce de Leons arrival in Florida in 1513. After describing the travels of the conquistador explorers, it continues through three centuries of mission, presidio, and town development in Florida, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. As the Anglo-American frontier pushed westward, the Spanish frontier was increasingly a defensive one, and here the clashes between the two are fully explained, as are international rivalries involving the English, French, and even Russian pressures that affected the frontier.The classic history of the Spanish frontier from Florida to California.