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You are no fool, in fact. you recognize that the yank Revolution began whilst these men in Boston threw a few tea off a ship. Or used to be it whilst Paul Revere made his well-known journey? let's accept it: in terms of realizing approximately our nation's fight for independence, our grade-school stories are approximately as reliable as Benedict Arnold.
In 1513, just a couple of years earlier than Cortes conquered the Aztec empire, Juan Ponce de Leon and 3 shiploads of conquistadores landed simply south of what's now St. Augustine, Florida. The Spanish adventurers, although, have been quick pushed away through the Timucua humans; additional landings have been equally defeated via the intense archers of the Calusa, who eventually took the lives of Hernandez de Cordoba and Ponce de Leon himself.
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