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Spain successfully colonized large tracts along the North American Atlantic coast but English settlements in North Carolina shifted the balance of power. The author looks to historic accounts of Spanish diplomatic and military reactions to English settlements in the New World through the end of the 17th century. In so doing, the author analyzes relations between the two European powers during this period, as well as, how the New World colonization was defined by both nations.
Small history of the first settlers in the Albemarle region were Dutch loggers named Veendam.