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SOCIAL STUDIES

by Estudiante - Melany Narvaez

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United States profile – Timeline
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Melany Narvaez Hernandez
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A chronology of key events:
1565 - First permanent European settlement in North America - St
Augustine, present-day Florida - founded by the Spanish. North
America is already inhabited by several distinct groups of people,
who go into decline following the arrival of settlers.
1607 - Jamestown, Virginia, founded by English settlers, who begin
growing tobacco.
1620 - Plymouth Colony, near Cape Cod, is founded by the Pilgrim
Fathers, whose example is followed by other English Puritans in
New England.
17th-18th centuries- Hundreds of thousands of Africans brought
over and sold into slavery to work on cotton and tobacco
plantations.
1763 - Britain gains control of territory up to the Mississippi river
following victory over France in Seven Years' War
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