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  ...

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 ... to indigenous labor and taxation) to European settlers, was set in place.

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 ... Jamestown, and many other early European settlements, the Pilgrims were ...

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.

http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/outlines/history-1994/early-america/settlers-slaves-and-servants.php

Men and women with little active interest in a new life in America were often induced to ... The first blacks were brought to Virginia in 1619, just 12 years after the ...

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

May 22, 2008 ... The first Pilgrims to reach America seeking religious freedom were English .... The fact that these first settlers were Huguenots dispatched to ...

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

The founding of Jamestown, America's first permanent English colony, ... 1610, settlers with supplies arrived from England, eager to find wealth in Virginia.

https://www.smithsonianchannel.com/videos/the-first-american-settlers/15742

John Smith's encounter with Pocahontas was only one of many confrontations between the new settlers to Jamestown Island and the native tribes that lived ...

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.