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Also from the East came precious gems and fine silk, a fabric especially sought after for women's clothing. The Spaniards provide game and the Indians supply fish for a feast, Franciscan missionaries celebrate mass, and Oñate claims all land drained by the Rio Grande in the name of the King Philip II of Spain. Guide books and other products of interest to Lewis and Clark buffs. It is evident that the unifying tendencies of the Revolutionary period were facilitated by the previous coöperation in the regulation of the frontier.

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Publisher: Children's Press(CT) (March 1, 2002)

ISBN: 0516234897

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