New Granada

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New Gra·na·da

A former Spanish viceroyalty of northern South America including present-day Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Venezuela. It was under Spanish rule from the 1530s to 1819.
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New Granada

1. (Placename) a former Spanish presidency and later viceroyalty in South America. At its greatest extent it consisted of present-day Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador
2. (Placename) the name of Colombia when it formed, with Panama, part of Great Colombia (1819–30)
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New` Grana′da

1. a former Spanish viceroyalty in NW South America, comprising the present republics of Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, and Panama.
2. the early name of Colombia.
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Chapter topics include legal hybridity and the sale of Indian land, Iroquois legal arguments at the Treaty of Lancaster, FloridaAEs Republic of Indians in the 17th century, and indigenous citizens in New Granada. B&w maps are included.
TODAY, July 20, is the Colombian Declaration of Independence which refers to the events of July 20, 1810, in Santa Fe de Bogota, in the Spanish colonial Viceroyalty of New Granada. They resulted in the establishment of a Juanta de Santa Fe that day.
Fans of Coronation Street flocked to the Thistle Centre in November , 1977, to see Coronation Street actor Bill Roache - Ken Barlow in the long-running soap - open the new Granada TV Rental showroom.
The result is an interesting tour d'horizon of the conceptual and material worlds of the inhabitants of Spanish colonial New Granada and its independent successor states.
1819: South American fighters under Simon Bolivar won a decisive victory over Spanish royalist troops at the Battle of Boyaca, ensuring the independence of New Granada - now the countries of Colombia, Ecuador, Panama and Venezuela.
Solitary points aren't going to be good enough for new Granada boss Tony Adams, but he'll probably be happy to stop the bleeding after a pair of losses in his first two matches in charge.
Of the series of civil wars that marked political life in early republican Colombia during its incarnation as New Granada, the Golpe de Melo of 1854 is generally considered in isolation.
Pablo Gomez then focuses on seventeenth-century Cartagena de Indias, in the Viceroyalty of New Granada, which was then an important regional center for the import and sale of African slaves.
Reform and Insurrection in Bourbon New Granada and Peru.
Joanne Rappaport analyzes the operation of "race" in early colonial New Granada (Colombia) and delves into "socioracial" categories.