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St Augustine Powerpoint


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St Augustine Powerpoint

  1. 1. St. Augustine
  2. 2. St. Augustine <ul><li>Oldest city in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Pedro Menendez de Aviles. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Fort Mose <ul><li>First Free African American Settlement in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>Africans had to convert to Catholicism and swear oath to the Spanish king to live there. </li></ul>
  4. 4. St. Augustine Lighthouse. <ul><li>Was used by the Spanish as a watch post in 1683. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1824 Florida converted it to its first Lighthouse in the state. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Built to protect the northern part of the city from the British in Georgia and South Carolina. </li></ul>