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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
 Dominick Wheeler
 b.1565 Salisbury, England
 d.1615 Salisbury, England
 John Wheeler
 b.1591 Salisbury, England
 d.1670 Newbury, Massachusetts
 William Jellye
 b.1539 Wiltshire, England
 d.1569 Salisbury, England
 Mercy Jelly
 b.1569 Salisbury, England
 d.1615 Salisbury, England
 Eyed Atkins
 b.1539 Wiltshire, England
 d.1565 Salisbury, England