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Rescue Workers Essay

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Persidios

a garrisoned place; especially : a military post or fortified settlement in areas currently or originally under Spanish control

St Augustine

a seacoast city in NE Florida: founded by the Spanish 1565; oldest city in the U.S.

Missions

Spanish missions in California comprise a series of 21 religious and military outposts; established by Catholic priests of the Franciscan order between 1769 and 1833, to spread Christianity among the local Native Americans

Pope's Rebellion

This occurred in 1680 and it was an Indian uprising. This uprising was caused because of the Spanish Roman Catholic's mission in New Mexico began to oppress the natives by attempting to derive ...view middle of the document...

Lord De La Warr

English-born American colonial administrator chosen as the first governor of the Virginia Company colony. He arrived at Jamestown in 1610 in time to prevent the colonists from deserting the settlement.

John Rolfe

1585-1622, English colonist in Virginia (husband of Pocahontas).

House of Burgeses

the lower house of the colonial Virginia legislature

Lord Baltimore

was the first Proprietor and Proprietary Governor of the Province of Maryland, and ninth Proprietary Governor of the Colony of Newfoundland and the colony of Avalon

Proprietary colony

A colony owned by an individual

Royal colony

A crown colony, also known...

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