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Africans in colonial florida

Timeline created by borialuis in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Download 1st Jan, 1501 First african slave spanish settlers bring first african slaves to the new world.
Download (1) 1st Jan, 1513 Juan ponce de leon free african juan garrido and juan gonzalez de leon accommany juan ponce de leon in his exploration of la florida.
Download (2) 1st Jan, 1526 First enslaved africans brought to north america First enslaved africans brought to north america by lucas vasquez de allyon expedition; established settlement of san miguel de gualdape in present-day geogia; this is the first european settlement in the geographic u.s.
Tri county 1st Jan, 1528 Tampa bay panfilo narvaez attempts to settle area near present-day tampa bay with 600 people, including slaves. lack of supplies and hurricanes doom venture.
Pacificmap 1st Jan, 1536 Ended up in mexico and the pacific Four survivors of the doomed tampa bay settlement end up in mexico and the pacific after walking through wilderness for eight years. Estevanico, an african slave, ensures their survival by learning to communicate with natives along the way.
Uewb 04 img0232 1st Jan, 1539 Hernardo de soto Hernardo de soto explores florida and much of the presentg-day southern u.s with the aid of free and enslaved africans.
Imagescau9o54q 1st Jan, 1565 St. Augustine st. augustine, the oldest permanet city in the USA, established by spain. it is home to over 600 people, including 50 african slaves. some of these slaves immediately escape into the surrounding wilderness.
Timeline 1st Jan, 1565 St. Augustine st. augustine, the oldest permanet city in the USA, established by spain. it is home to over 600 people, including 50 african slaves. some of these slaves immediately escape into the surrounding wilderness.
Runaway slave Freedom for runaway slaves spanish government in florida grants freedom to runaway slaves from south colonies to the north if slaves agree to convert to roman catholicism.
Imagescam9pz9m Escape to florida 1683-1738. Hundreds of slaves from english plantations and the south escaped to florida as a result of spanish governments desicion.
Fortmose002 big pic Fort mose francisco menendez, an escaped slave from the carolinas, agrees to help defend florida from british in exchange for freedom. establishes fort mose the first free black settlement in the present-day USA , two miles north of St. Augustine.
V1 x2 s01 ss13 01 English invaders english invaders capure fort mose; blacks and spaniards recapure it back later on.
Spanish troops at pensacola Spain Trades florida to English Spain Trades florida to English in exchange for havana, cuba, which spain had lost during the seven years war; as a result, large rice and indigo plantations pop up along the st.john river in east florida; thousands of slaves are imported from africa or brought south from other colonies.
Timespan Dates: Timespan Title: Timespan Description:
19th Nov, 1501
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Africans in colonial florida