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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History
Length:
562 words

After the donations of Pope Alexander VI (r. 1492–1503), Spaniards explored the Gulf of Mexico and the North American

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,754 words

The Hispanic presence in Florida is well over four hundred years old. Spaniards explored the area in the sixteenth century

Florida

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Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2,714 words

The first Europeans to arrive in Florida did so in a mission led by the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
3,536 words

During the 1890s, Floridians, black and white, lived in one of the most remote areas of the United States. Since

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
194 words

State in the extreme se USA, occupying a peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico; the capital

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