A large part of Florida’s rich antiquity involves the Spanish and their leaders who came ashore in search of a way to better their country. This biography is a complete and accurate account of Pedro Menendez de Aviles, founder of St. Augustine, describing his career from his beginnings as a talent warrior to his colonization of Florida. It is illustrated with maps and depictions of scenes from his life.
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