Soon after the start of this colony however it failed because of the onslaught of the Indian people. This outcome was translated into two things, the land was desirable and the Indians where a force to deal overcome.
The French also got wind of the possible wealth in Florida. A Frenchmen named Rene Goulame de la Udonniere was the first to set up a fort near present-day Jacksonville. These French adventures however prompted a response from Spain. The Spanish man named Pedro Menendez de Aviles was one of the first to respond and to remove the French from the land and set up a colony of his own. His new settlement was named St. Augustine and it was the first permanent