Galvez sentence example

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  • In the following year, Spain having declared war against Great Britain, Don Bernardo de Galvez (1756-1794), the Spanish governor at New Orleans, seized most of the English forts in West Florida, and in 1781 captured Pensacola.
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  • Bernardo de Galvez (1756-1794), a brilliant young officer of twentyone, when he became the governor of the colony, was one of the most liberal of the Spanish rulers and of all the most popular.
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  • During the American War of Independence he gave valuable aid to the United States; and when Spain finally joined in the war against Great Britain, Galvez, in a series of energetic and brilliant campaigns (1779-1781), captured all the important posts in the British colony of West Florida.
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  • With the Spanish governor Estevan Miro, who succeeded Galvez in 1785, James Wilkinson of Kentucky, arrested at New Orleans with a flat-boat of supplies in 1787, intrigued, promising him that Kentucky would secede from the United States and would join the Spanish; but Wilkinson was unsuccessful in his efforts to carry out this plan.
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  • In February and March a Spanish force from New Orleans, under Don Bernardo de Galvez, invaded West Florida with success.
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  • As a part of West Florida, it passed into the hands of the British in 1763, and in 1779 was captured by Bernardo Galvez, the Spanish governor of Louisiana.
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  • In 1769 Don Jose de Galvez was sent out as special commissioner to devise reforms, with powers independent of the then viceroy, but without much immediate result.
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  • Author and spa expert Susie Galvez recently treated Lovetoknow to some of her best beauty secrets and tricks of the trade.
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  • Galvez has been internationally recognized for her positive outlook and witty personality which has changed the way countless people look at beauty.
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  • A successful author of more than five books, Galvez was presented with the "Member of the Year" award in 2005 from the National Association of Women Business Owners.
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  • As a makeup artist and esthetician, Susie Galvez is not just another spa owner.
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  • Lovetoknow recently asked Galvez about one of her books, The Thrifty Girl's Guide to Glamour, as well as for some insight into her life and her advice for always looking fantastic.
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  • For more information about Galvez, visit her official website.
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  • In June 2006, Michele Dominguez Greene released her first young adult novel, Chasing the Jaguar, a hip, urban teen mystery featuring Martika Galvez.
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