Matt Soergal's Article On St. Augustine

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In the article “FRENCH CONNECTION”. Matt Soergal writes about how St. Augustine came to be. Matt talks about how the French and Spanish fought for territory. Also Matt about somethings that happened during their fight for territory such as “To stage his attack, Mendez and his men set up camp in September, 1565 at the next inlet south. They called it St. Augustine.” Matt also talks about how we as the people of St. Augustine celebrated the 450th anniversary of St. Augustine. Carl Halbrit, Jacksonville’s city archeologist states that “Because of the French the Spanish settled in St. Augustine. Matt proves his point by giving facts about St. Augustine like “The French where a few miles back from the coast, on the banks

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