The text boxes below have been placed in a random order. Reorder the paragraphs.
(A) The town had flourished, nearing 400 residents, since its establishment more than a decade earlier in 1566 by Pedro Menendez de Aviles who had founded La Florida and St, Augustine the year before.
(B) He erected fort San Marcus in six days in defense against a Native Amei tem% attack Nth has the one that forced the abandonment of the town a year earlier.
(C) In 1572, it became the capital of La Florida.
(D) Marquez arrived in October 1577 at the abandoned town of Santa Elena with two ships 111 \ mg prefabricated posts and heavy planking.