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Spain & the U.S. in the Age of Independence: 1763-1848

Spain & the U.S. in the Age of Independence: 1763-1848


Appropriately bilingual, this Smithsonian site uses portraits, maps, documents, and treaties to illustrate the important role of Spain in American history during the period from 1763 to 1848. Learn about key Spanish, Mexican, and American figures who shaped American history of the time and about the lasting marks that Spain has left on American place names, American culture, and American politics.

Smithsonian Institution

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• High School Middle School

Judy O'Neill