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By the early 1700s enslaved Africans made up a growing percentage of the colonial ... people lived and worked in Great Britain's 13 North American colonies .

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

Other countries did attempt to found colonies in America over the following century, but most of those attempts ended in ...

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The early 1600s saw the beginning of a great tide of emigration from Europe to North ... had been established in Mexico, the West Indies and South America.

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Isabella was the "first of the Indies," declares Antonio de Herrera, the seventeenth -century historian who compiled this history of early New Spain from state ...

https://usa.usembassy.de/etexts/history/ch1.htm

Evidence of early life in North America continues to be found. ..... The early history of the British settlers reveals a good deal of contention -- religious and political ...

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Colonial America was settled by Spanish, Dutch, French and English immigrants in colonies such as St. Augustine, Jamestown and Roanoke. Learn more about ...

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The Colonial Settlement Timeline (1600-1763) covers Jamestown, early Virginia, Native American relations and the Georgia Colony using primary sources from American Memory. ... Overview. Topics. Map of Louisiana · History of Virginia

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Oct 17, 2007 ... But Queen Elizabeth of England supported such explorations as early as the 1570s. Sir Humphrey Gilbert led the first English settlement efforts.

https://www.britannica.com/topic/American-colonies

May 30, 2019 ... American colonies, also called thirteen colonies or colonial America, the 13 British colonies that were established during the 17th and early ...

https://www.legendsofamerica.com/early-america/

May 25, 2018 ... Early U.S. History from Discovery and Exploration to the Civil War. ... But, it would be the original 13 English colonies that would become the ...