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

European nations came to the Americas to increase their wealth and ... were among the first Europeans to explore the New World and the first to settle in what is ...

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

This is a list of settlements in North America by founding year and present-day country. .... First Dutch settlement in North America. 1615, Taos, New Mexico · New ...

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

Sep 3, 2015 ... St. Augustine, Florida, was the first city founded by European ... Spain got it back as a term in the settlement of the American Revolutionary War.

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

History of Jamestown, Virginia, settled in 1607 by the Virginia Company of London. ... The founding of Jamestown, America's first permanent English colony,  ...

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/02/140221111218.htm

Feb 21, 2014 ... "This is the oldest fortified settlement in the present United States," said ... considered to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in America. .... 17, 2015 — During their first Gernsheim dig last year, archaeologists suspected ...

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://daily.jstor.org/st-augustine-the-real-first-european-settlement-in-america/

Apr 15, 2017 ... By the time Jamestown, Virginia was settled, St. Augustine, Florida was already 42 years old. The rich history of America's oldest settlement.

https://www.apstudynotes.org/us-history/topics/the-first-english-settlements/

In 1585, Sir Walter Raleigh took on one of the first English settlement attempts. He set up a colony of about 100 men on the east coast of North America, on land  ...