Hispanics Contribution To The American Revolutionary War

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Have you ever wondered how Hispanics have helped our country? Even though there may not be many visible contributions, they have done more than we can imagine. One thing that they did was help us win the US independence as well as Texas. A subsidy that we received from them was a lot of money to refund the American military for the Battle of Yorktown. A third and final helpful hand that they gave us was in World War II.
To begin with, Hispanics have helped us gain independence from England. Spanish military leader Bernardo de Gálvez led his army into the American Revolutionary War. More specifically, he helped in four main battles: the Capture of Fort Bute, the Battle of Baton Rouge, the Battle of Fort Charlotte, and the Siege of Pensacola. He commanded his army in those four battles, but that was not the only thing that he did. Gálvez also smuggled supplies such as gunpowder, muskets, uniforms, and medicine to the colonies. Once the British blockaded the main port at the Mississippi River as well as most of the other ports, Gálvez continued to ship supplies with the assistance of American patriot, Oliver …show more content…

A second Hispanic contribution was that they helped us gain Texas from Mexico. José Antonio Navarro and José Francisco Ruiz were the two of the most well-known Spaniards that helped us accomplish

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