You may know that a quest for the Fountain of Youth led Ponce de Leon to claim Florida for Spain in 1513. But did you know that it took the founding of a settlement by French Protestants to spur Spain to take colonization seriously? Readers follow all the action as French forces are massacred, St. Augustine is founded, and Spanish missionaries begin a 200-year effort to convert the Indians to Christianity. Eyewitness accounts help readers compare life during first Spanish then British rule and find out how Florida finally ...

Florida 1513-1821 2006, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780792264095

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Florida: 1513-1821 2006, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780792268666

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