The Spanish Main & the West Indies c.1720

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Simeon Netchev
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published on 02 November 2021
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A map illustrating the changing balance of colonial power among the Spanish, English, and French Empires in the 1700s along the coastlines of the Americas, specifically in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. This region, referred to as the Spanish Main and the West Indies, witnessed significant shifts in dominance. Additionally, the map depicts the trade patterns and routes followed by the Spanish Treasure Fleets, offering insights into the flow of commerce during that era.

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Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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Netchev, S. (2021, November 02). The Spanish Main & the West Indies c.1720. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14784/the-spanish-main--the-west-indies-c1720/

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Netchev, Simeon. "The Spanish Main & the West Indies c.1720." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 02, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14784/the-spanish-main--the-west-indies-c1720/.

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Netchev, Simeon. "The Spanish Main & the West Indies c.1720." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Nov 2021. Web. 22 May 2024.

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