Bonnie G. McEwan's scientific contributions

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... San Agustín was an official Crown colony governed by royal appointees and subsidized by royal revenues because of its defensive role in protecting the Bahamas Channel and the Straits of Florida (Bushnell 1994:43;Deagan 1983:23). In addition, an extensive mission system developed along the Georgia coast and across north Florida between 1587 and 1704 that provided significant food and labor for Presidio San Agustín (Bushnell 1994;Hann 1988;McEwan 1993). On the other hand, West Florida was administered by the Armada that protected the Caribbean and Gulf coasts and ships of Spanish America from pirates and privateers. ...