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1700 American colonies prosper
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1735 Freedom of press established
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1607 Jamestown 1st permanent settlement
1620 Pilgrims to America on Mayflower
1638 Printing press reaches America
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1534 Cartier claims New France
1540 Spanish arrive in California
1540 Coronado travels through Midwest
1565 First colony St. Augustine
1584 - 1588 Roanoke Island Colony
 Hugh Whitcombe
 b.1530 Sherborne, England
 d.1564 Dorset, England
 Christian Whitcombe
 b.1560 Sherborne, England
 d.1622 Shepton Mallet, England
 Joan Whitcombe
 b.1558 Sherborne, England
 d.1610 Shepton Mallet, England
 Miss Hooke
 b.1535 Dorset, England
 d.1565