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Colonial America (1492-1776)
Spanish Colonies

Colonial America (1492-1776)
Colonial America (1492-1776)


Spanish Colonies
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.65

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    against, during, colony, also, explore, land, after, this, with, start, went
     content words:    New World, New Mexico, Great Britain, Indian War, New Orleans, Mississippi River


Spanish Colonies
By Cindy Grigg
  

1     In 1492, Columbus "found" the New World for Spain. Spain sent more ships and men to explore the new land. By 1565, Spain had a colony at St. Augustine, Florida. It also tried to start colonies in the Carolinas. By 1598, the Spanish also had colonies in the West. Spain built churches called missions and forts in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and California. Spain and Great Britain went to war in 1739. English colonists attacked Florida. Spain attacked the English in Georgia in 1742. During .....
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