United States of America

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Stateman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The earliest inhabitants of the north American continent can be traced back to Palaeolithic times. The Pueblo culture in modernday Colorado and New Mexico flourished from the 11th to the 14th century AD. In the 12th century permanent settlements appeared in the east where cultivation and fishing supported major fortified towns. The first Europeans to make their presence felt were the Spanish, who based themselves in Florida before venturing north and west. Santa Fe in New Mexico was founded in 1610. But by the mid-17th century there was competition from the French centred on Quebec who colonized the banks of the St Lawrence River.

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