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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
 Robert Gonnynge
 b.1530 Somerset, England
 d.1574 Marshfield, England
 John Gunning
 b.1565 Gloucestershire, England
 d.1645 Gloucestershire, England
 Elynor Gonnynge
 b.1540 Somerset, England
 d.1630 England
 John Gunning
 b.1600 Gloucestershire, England
 d.1662 Gloucestershire, England
 John Whittington
 b.1550 Gloucestershire, England
 d.          Gloucestershire, England
 Ann Whittington
 b.1580 Gloucestershire, England
 d.          England
 Joan Gunning
 d.1679 Shepton Mallet, England
 Elizabeth Barker
 b.1610 Gloucestershire, England
 d.1669 Puerto Rico