early 18th century (Temporal Keyword)

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The 1725 Nuestra Señora de Begoña: Ongoing Investigations of a Spanish Merchant Fragata and Cultural Conservation Strategies in La Caleta de Caucedo, Dominican Republic (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Matthew J Maus. Charles D Beeker.

On 21 May 1725 the Spanish merchant vessel Nuestra Señora de Begoña wrecked in La Caleta de Caucedo on the south coast of Hispaniola.  While there was no loss of life, contemporary legal texts pertaining to the sinking event document the complete loss of ship and cargo, ineffective salvage efforts, and the conviction of its captain for contraband silver.  Indiana University has conducted excavations of the shoreward spillage area of the Nuestra Señora de Begoña since 2010.  Preliminary findings...

Erasing Religious Boundaries in a Frontier South Carolina Parish (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kimberly Pyszka.

Although founded as a religiously tolerant colony, early colonial South Carolina was deeply divided between Anglicans who fought to establish the Church of England and dissenters who opposed it. In 1706, the Church of England did become the official established religion of the colony, yet tensions continued. However, these religious differences were less important in the colony’s southern frontier parishes where white settlers had other concerns, namely from neighboring Native American...

La Concorde and Queen Anne’s Revenge: A Global Voyage Continues, 1717 to 2037 (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Sarah Watkins-Kenney.

March 1717, a slave ship, La Concorde, departs Nantes, France, for the New World via Africa.  November 1717, its voyage ends off Martinique, when pirates capture it. As a pirate ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, its voyage continues through the Caribbean, via Charleston, South Carolina, to Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina, where it runs aground in June 1718, and is discovered November 1996. Since then, much of the historical and archaeological research, and stories told, for state shipwreck site...

Towasa Diaspora: Ignoring the European Presence as a Response to Colonization (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Gregory Waselkov.

Discovery of a small Muskogee-tradition component at site 1BA664, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in Orange Beach, Alabama, is tentatively identified as a fishing and hunting camp of the Towasas, radiocarbon dated to ca. 1700. Propelled westward by British and Creek slaving raids in 1705 that destroyed their towns in north Florida, the Towasas have never before been linked to an archaeological site assemblage. Artifacts from site 1BA664 suggest minimal acquisition of European technology, despite...