17th Century Carolina, Florida, and Native Peoples
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Mission San Luis invites you to a FREE lecture by renowned historian Dr. Daniel Richter entitled “Carolina, Florida, and Native Peoples: A Multipolar 17th-Century Struggle for Power.” Wine & cheese reception at 6 pm. Presentation at 6:30 pm.
When the English crown created the new colony of Carolina in 1663 it was establishing a beachhead in territories its Spanish rivals had long claimed as part of Florida. But the Europeans’ rivalry was just one of many in a region where multiple Native American forces also contended for power. Join Professor Daniel Richter as he outlines the multi-sided contests that shaped the early history of southeastern North America.
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