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‘Age of Filibusters’ greatly affected Presidio La Bahia
by Jeremy D. Turner, Presidio La Bahia
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The schooner “Invincible” was part of the Texas Navy fleet. It is  an example of the type of vessel that Francisco Xavier Mina and Henry Perry might have used in their sea travels. The schooners’  design attributed to their speed and appeal.
The schooner “Invincible” was part of the Texas Navy fleet. It is an example of the type of vessel that Francisco Xavier Mina and Henry Perry might have used in their sea travels. The schooners’ design attributed to their speed and appeal.
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In colonial New Spain, there were two classes of people: the “Haves” and the “Have Nots.”

Despite being separated by thousands of miles, the aristocracy in New Spain abided by the same rules of class distinction as their brethren in Europe. If you were born poor, you would likely die poor. If you were born of nobility, you would die a nobleman and so on.

See the rest of the story in this week's Advance-Guard.
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