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1638 Printing press reaches America
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1700 American colonies prosper
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1540 Coronado travels through Midwest
1565 First colony St. Augustine
1584 - 1588 Roanoke Island Colony
1607 Jamestown 1st permanent settlement
1620 Pilgrims to America on Mayflower
1507 The term America first used
1513 Ponce de Leon discovers Florida
1519 - 1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1534 Cartier claims New France
1540 Spanish arrive in California
 Edward Barnard
 b.1500 Shepton Mallet, England
 d.1590 Shepton Mallet, England
 John Barnard
 b.1525 Shepton Mallet, England
 d.1623 Shepton Mallet, England
 Jane Smythes
 b.1500 Somerset, England
 d.1568 Shepton Mallet, England