• John Paxton
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Active colonization of the Pacific coast was undertaken by Spaniards from Panama, beginning in 1523. After links with other Central American ter­ritories, and Mexico, Nicaragua became completely independent in 1838, but sub­ject to a prolonged feud between the ‘Liberals’ of Leon and the ‘Conservatives’ of Granada. Mosquitia remained an autonomous kingdom on the Atlantic coast, under British protection until 1860.

República de Nicaragua


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