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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_North_America

Before contact with Europeans, the indigenous peoples of North America were divided into many different polities, from small bands of a few families to large empires. They lived in numerous culture areas, which roughly correspond to geographic and biological zones.Societies adapted their subsistence strategies to their homelands, and some societies were hunter-gatherers, some horticulturists ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solutrean_hypothesis

The Solutrean hypothesis on the peopling of the Americas claims that the earliest human migration to the Americas took place from Europe, during the Last Glacial Maximum. This hypothesis contrasts with the mainstream view that the North American continent was first reached after the Last Glacial Maximum, by people from North Asia, either by the Bering land bridge (i.e. Beringia), or by ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_European_colonization_of_North_America

Before Columbus. 986: Norsemen settle Greenland and Bjarni Herjólfsson sights coast of North America, but doesn't land (see also Norse colonization of the Americas). c. 1000: Norse settle briefly in L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland. c. 1450: Norse colony in Greenland dies out. 1473: João Vaz Corte-Real perhaps reaches Newfoundland; writes about the "Land of Cod fish" in his jou...

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/the-very-first-americans-may-have-had...

Some early Americans came not from Asia, it seems, but by way of Europe The migration paths that may have brought people across the Bering Strait Land Bridge. (State Historical Society of North ...

www.thoughtco.com/timeline-of-exploration-1492-1585-104281

~13,000 BCE: Hunters and fishers from Asia that archaeologists call Pre-Clovis entered the Americas from eastern Asia and spend the next 12,000 years exploring the coastlines and colonizing the interiors of North and South America. By the time the Europeans arrived, the descendants of the first colonists have populated all of both American continents.

www.history.com/topics/exploration/exploration-of-north-america

Exploration of North America. Author: ... Early Christian Europeans had inherited from the Jews a powerful prophetic tradition that drew upon apocalyptic biblical texts in the books of Daniel, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_colonization_of_the_Americas

Early explorations and conquests were made by the Spanish and the Portuguese immediately following their own final reconquest of Iberia in 1492. In the 1494 Treaty of Tordesillas, ratified by the Pope, these two kingdoms divided the entire non-European world into two areas of exploration and colonization, with a north to south boundary that cut through the Atlantic Ocean and the eastern part ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9110838/Stone-age-Europeans...

Stone-age Europeans were the first to set foot on North America, beating American Indians by some 10,000 years, new archaeological evidence suggests.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_west_coast_of_North_America

European arrival (1513–1750) In 1513, Spanish explorers were the first Europeans to reach the west coast of North America, on the Pacific coast of the Panama isthmus. From the point of view of European powers in the age of sailing ships, the west coast of North America was among the most distant places in the world.The arduous journey around Cape Horn at the tip of South America and then ...

bloomp.net/articles/european-immigration-to-north-america.htm

Austria, Hungary, and Eastern Europe – Like the great number of Russians migrating to North America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, there were also large numbers of people coming from Austria-Hungary, which was an empire encompassing most of central-eastern Europe at this time. In fact, there were more immigrants coming ...