America: A Narrative History (Seventh Edition) (Vol. 1) by George Brown Tindall

By George Brown Tindall

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The first Spanish outpost in the present United States emerged in response to French encroachments on Spanish claims. In the 1560s French Huguenots (Protestants) established short-lived colonies in what became South Carolina and Florida. In 1565 a Spanish outpost, St. Augustine, became the first European town in the present-day United States and is now its oldest urban center, except for the pueblos of New Mexico. Spain’s colony at St. Augustine included fort, church, hospital, fish market, and over 100 shops and houses—all built decades before the first English settlements at Jamestown and Plymouth.

Qxd 09/27/2006 12:02 PM Page 33 PMAC-131 27A:GRBQ096:Chapter:Chapter-01: Techbooks The Spanish Empire • 33 and a sparse food supply blunted the interest of potential colonists. The Spanish king prepared to abandon the colony only to realize that Franciscan missionaries had baptized so many Pueblo Indians that they could not be deserted. In 1608 the government decided to turn New Mexico into a royal province. The following year it dispatched a royal governor, and in 1610, as English settlers were struggling to survive at Jamestown, in Virginia, the Spanish moved the capital of New Mexico to Santa Fe, the first permanent seat of government in the present-day United States.

1) camp he had left behind was in chaos. ” The natives finally struck back and killed ten Spaniards. A furious Columbus immediately attacked the Indian villages. The Spaniards, armed with crossbows, guns, and ferocious dogs, decimated the natives and loaded 550 of them onto ships bound for the slave market in Spain. Columbus then ventured out across the Caribbean Sea. He found the Lesser Antilles, explored the coast of Cuba, discovered Jamaica, and finally returned to Spain in 1496. On a third voyage, in 1498, Columbus found Trinidad and explored the northern coast of South America.

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