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 shifting balance of colonial power between the Spanish, English, and French Empires in the 1700s along Americas' coastlines on the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, known collectively as the Spanish Main as well as in the West Indies. It also depicts the flows of trade and the routes of the Spanish Treasure Fleets.

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About the Author

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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APA Style

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/

Chicago Style

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/.

MLA Style

Netchev, Simeon. "The Spanish Main & the West Indies c.1720." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Nov 2021. Web. 07 Dec 2021.

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