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Narrator: Little was known about Menéndez or his influence on American history until Dr.Eugene Lyon began combing through Spanish archives in the 1960’s. Lyon: “Pedro Menéndez de Avilés”] Narrator: Lyon spent six years in Spain, microfilming more than a million pages of archival material, and another decade translating them. Narrator: What emerged is a story that radically changes our understanding of this country’s roots….If we took that as a beginning, I think we would have a very different picture of the United States Narrator: This…the rest of the story…of America’s birth.It’s just as much a part of American History as Washington crossing the Delaware or Paul Revere’s ride. [cannon fire] Narrator: This…is American history…revised. [thunder clap] Narrator: They had been walking night and day…struggling against fierce winds and rain that had already proven deadly.Narrator: This wasn’t the journey they had signed on for.[music change] It had started as a dream to settle a new territory more than 4000 miles across the ocean…a venture that first began in this modern-day seaport town of Avilés (ah-vee-LACE), in northern Spain.
This is one of the, maybe one of the most important documents in the United States history, no? And how does it change our thinking about race and immigration in this country to know what really happened?King Philip-the-Second wanted to establish a strategic foothold here, to prevent other countries from encroaching on Spanish land.