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US History - Hispanic

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Hispanic - U.S. History


Cuban Heritage Digital Collection


This site is currently comprised of archival collection finding aids and the digitized content of those collections, including photographs, letters, manuscripts, and other documents. 


History of Puerto Rico


The histories of Puerto Rico and the US have been inextricably bound for over a century. This site provides a detailed timeline of the island's history beginning in the fifteenth century, continuing through American involvement in the late nineteenth century and ending with the current year. Links to other Puerto Rican and Caribbean history sites are included.


Public Domain Databases


The resources listed here provide full text articles, statistical information, or bibliographic citations.  Some of the databases are created and maintained by government agencies or other public entities (universities) and are provided free on the Internet.  


Spanish Exploration and Conquest of Native America


The North American explorations of Hernando de Soto, Cabeza de Vaca and Coronado constitute the focus of this highly informative site. Of special interest are the detailed conquest maps and coverage of the explorers' impact on Native Americans.


Web de Anza


Using original diaries and letters, biographical information, timelines and maps, this site explores Captain Juan Bautista de Anza's two 18th century expeditions from New Spain to what is now Northern California. These expeditions resulted in the colonization of San Francisco. The site allows keyword searches of one of de Anza's diaries.


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