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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
 Richard Milton
 b.1536 Oxfordshire, England
 d.1601 Oxfordshire, England
 Thomas Milton
 b.1570 Oxfordshire, England
 d.1640 Jamestown, Virginia
 Elizabeth Haughton
 b.1535 Oxfordshire, England
 d.1600 Oxfordshire, England
 Richard Melton
 b.1595 England
 d.1670 Charles City, Virginia
 William Melton
 d.1670 Charles City, Virginia
 Margaret Ross
 b.1575 England
 d.1645 Jamestown, Virginia
 Mary Milton
 d.1697 Bradninch, England
 Margaret Ross
 b.1600 Scotland
 d.1638 Charles City, Virginia