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bernardo de galvez

Bernardo de Gálvez, was a Spanish colonial administrator, was captain general of Louisiana during the American Revolutionary War
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Entry

On Spanish entry into the war, however, Gálvez took direct action against the British, and in three brilliant campaigns drove them out of West Florida.
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War

Spanish grenadiers and militia pour into Fort George.
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Borders

Norteamerica, 1792, Jaillot-Elwe, Spanish Florida's borders after Bernardo Gálvez's military actions, which appear to include Spanish Louisiana and Spanish Texas, as well.
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Pensacola

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Key people, places, And dates

Uncle

•José de Gálvez

•1772

•Spain

Wife

•Marie Felice de Saint-Maxent d'Estrehan.

•pau, France

•1775

Mother

Matirs Gallardo de Gálvez.- mother

•Macharaviaya- birth place

•July,23 1746-birthday

Death

•Josepha Madrid y Gallardo de Gálvez.-father

•Tacubaya, Mexico City, Mexico

•1786

Personal reflection

I personally respect Bernardo de gavez, he is a good worker.i would have felt honored to be in a war with him. I can't relate to Bernardo because I've never been in a similar situation. This person makes me feel happy because it shows that we had good hard working people once.

5 W's

Bernardo de gavez On April 19, 1775 – September 3, 1783 help commander George Washington defeat the British army at Eastern North America He helped him so Thebes Americans could finally have there freedom from the British.

Essay

Besides helping George Washington Bernardo also Gálvez aided the American Thirteen Colonies in their quest for independence and led Spanish forcesagainst Britain in the Revolutionary War, defeating the British at the Siege of Pensacola (1781) and reconquering Florida for Spain. He spent the last two years of his life as Viceroy of New Spain, succeeding his father Matías de Gálvez y Gallardo. The city of Galveston, Texas, was named after him.