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Portrait of Christopher Columbus

American Journeys provides eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the Vikings in Canada...

The San Pedro was a 287-ton galleon built in Holland. It is representative of a typical treasure fleet ship used in the 18th century. The San Pedro carried 1,600 pesos in Mexican silver and several cr

Spanish Treasure Fleets of 1715 and 1733: Disasters Strike at Sea discusses Spain's search for gold and silver in the New World (1500s-1700s) and its...

Architectural Drawing, 1685. Diego de la Sierra. Archivo General de Indias, Seville

Vistas: Visual Culture in Spanish America, 1520-1820 examines colonial-era Spanish America -- a region that covered much of the Americas...

On December 8, 1941, the day after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt delivered this 'Day of Infamy Speech.' Immediately afterward, Congress declared war, and the Unite

Our Documents features 100 milestone documents in U.S. history. Each week, the website highlights 3...


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