https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_colonization_of_the_Americas

The European colonization of the Americas describes the history of the settlement and .... Cartographers still use a Latinized version of his first name, America, for the two continents. Other explorers included Giovanni da Verrazzano, sponsored ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_European_colonization_of_North_America

This is a chronology and timeline of the colonization of North America, with founding dates of selected European settlements. ... 1496: Santo Domingo, the first European permanent settlement is built. 1497: John Cabot reached Newfoundland.

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/colonial/jb_colonial_subj.html

European nations came to the Americas to increase their wealth and broaden their influence over world affairs. The Spanish were among the first Europeans to  ...

http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/amerbegin/settlement/text1/text1read.htm

When we talk about the European settling of North America, the word "first" creeps into the discussion very soon—the first ever, the first "permanent," the first  ...

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15040888

Oct 8, 2007 ... There are alternative theories about who got here first — some ... of the United States, and may have established settlements in South America.

http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/outlines/history-1994/early-america/early-settlements.php

The first English immigrants to what is now the United States crossed the Atlantic long ... had been established in Mexico, the West Indies and South America.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/us-oldest-city-st-augustine-florida-180956434/

Sep 3, 2015 ... St. Augustine, Florida, was the first city founded by European settlers in North America.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/americas-first-true-pilgrims-50229713/

May 22, 2008 ... The first Pilgrims to reach America seeking religious freedom were English ... settlement of Fort Caroline, France's first foothold in the Americas, ...

https://www.historyisfun.org/jamestown-settlement/history-jamestown/

The founding of Jamestown, America's first permanent English colony, ... The passengers came ashore the next day, and work began on the settlement. Initially ...

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/timeline/colonial/

The Colonial Settlement Timeline (1600-1763) covers Jamestown, early Virginia, ... 1606, it was by no means the first European attempt to exploit North America.