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The Discoverers, Pioneers, and Settlers of North and South America from the Earliest Period (982 ...

by Henry Howard Brownell

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Published by H. Wentworth .
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The prehistory of the Americas (North, South, and Central America, and the Caribbean) begins with people migrating to these areas from Asia during the height of an Ice groups are generally believed to have been isolated from the people of the "Old World" until the coming of Europeans in the 10th century from Iceland led by Leif Erikson and with the voyages of Christopher Columbus in. Colonial America was settled by Spanish, Dutch, French and English immigrants in colonies such as St. Augustine, Jamestown and Roanoke. Learn more about New World colonies on

In the 15th century, Europeans began to sail west across the Atlantic Ocean in search of new routes to China and the East, but in the process they discovered an entirely New World: North and South. The earliest discovered human settlements in what eventually became North Carolina are found at the Hardaway Site near the town of Badin in the south-central part of the state. Radiocarbon dating of the site has not been possible. But, based on other dating methods, such as rock strata and the existence of Dalton-type spear points, the site has been dated to approximately BCE., or 10,

The earliest burial mounds in north America are those of the Adena culture of the Ohio valley, closely followed by nearby Hopewell tribes. The period of greatest activity is from the 1st century BC to the 5th century AD, by which time a vast number of mounds have been built throughout north America.   A comprehensive genetic picture of the people of postcolonial North America was revealed at the beginning of , drawn from data submitted by paying customers to the genealogy company AncestryDNA.


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Full text of "The Discoverers, Pioneers, and Settlers of North and South America from the Earliest Period ( As a result, by the midth century, the Spanish Crown had gained control of much of western South America, and southern Pioneers America, in addition to its earlier Caribbean territories.

Over this same timeframe, Portugal claimed lands in North America (Canada) and colonized much of eastern South America, naming it Santa Cruz and Brazil. Early history Pre-Columbian America. Tobacco was first discovered by the native people of Mesoamerica and South America and later introduced to Europe and the rest of the world.

Tobacco had already long been used in the Americas by the time European settlers arrived and took the practice to Europe, where it became popular. Eastern North American tribes have historically carried tobacco in.

The settlement of the Americas is widely accepted to have began when Paleolithic hunter-gatherers entered North America from the North Asian Mammoth steppe via the Beringia land bridge, which had formed between northeastern Siberia and western Alaska due to the lowering of sea level during the Last Glacial Maximum.

These populations expanded south of the Laurentide Ice Sheet and spread rapidly. Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact theories speculate about possible visits to or interactions with the Americas, the indigenous peoples of the Americas, or both, by people from Africa, Asia, Europe, or Oceania at a time prior to Christopher Columbus' first voyage to the Caribbean in (i.e.

during any part of the so-called pre-Columbian era). Such contact is accepted as having occurred in. History of North America encompasses the past developments of people populating the continent of North it was widely believed that continent first became a human habitat when people migrated across the Bering to 17, years ago, recent discoveries may have pushed those estimates back at least anot years.

People settled throughout the continent, from the. The discoverers, pioneers and settlers of North and South America from the earliest period () to the present time: comprising the lives of the most famous discoverers, explorers and conquerors of the New World: and account of the foundation of colonies and the settlement of states and provinces, the history of the sufferings and privations of the early settlers and their wars with the.

Humans might have first settled North America aro years ago, setting off on boats from northeast Asia and traveling along the Pacific Coast, new findings suggest. That's the earliest. The Discoverers, Pioneers, and Settlers of North and South America from the Earliest Period ( Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Addeddate   Pre-Columbian Explorations ~13, BCE: Hunters and fishers from Asia that archaeologists call Pre-Clovis entered the Americas from eastern Asia and spend the n years exploring the coastlines and colonizing the interiors of North and South America.

By the time the Europeans arrived, the descendants of the first colonists have populated all of both American continents. Samuel Eliot Morison, The European Discovery of America: The Northern Voyages, a.d.

(); John H. Parry, The Spanish Seaborne Empire. This term refers to the history of the interactions among the peoples and empires along the eastern boundaries of North and South America from the s to present day.

Beaver Wars This is the name given to a series of conflicts in the s between Native Americans and their European allies, with the purpose of controlling the fur trade and.

Full text of "History of the Pacific Northwest: Oregon and Washington; embracing an account of the original discoveries on the Pacific coast of North America, and a description of the conquest, settlement and subjugation of the original territory of Oregon; also interesting biographies of the earliest settlers and more prominent men and women of the Pacific Northwest, including a descripiton.

Long before the Civil War and the days of the Wild West, early American History began with those first Native Americans who settled upon this land s years ago. But, the history of the United States begins with those first early explorers, beginning with the Spanish, and continuing with various explorers from England, France, the Netherlands, and other European countries.

We know that modern America is named after Italian navigator, cartographer and explorer Amerigo Vespucci, who headed for the land called the New World in He was the first known Columbus era explorer to set foot in mainland USA. His name is i. Artefacts recently uncovered at a dig called the Gault site in Texas appear to predate by thousands of years one of the oldest and best studied collections of relics we have, named Clovis after the spot where the first group of tools was found in the s, in Clovis, New Mexico.

Since the initial discovery, stone tools dating to the Clovis period have been uncovered in various other places.One of the earliest cultures in the present-day United States was the Clovis culture, who are primarily identified by the use of fluted spear points called the Clovis point. From 9, to 8, BCE, the culture ranged over much of North America and also appeared in South America.Mesoamerican civilization, the complex of indigenous cultures that developed in parts of Mexico and Central America prior to Spanish exploration and conquest in the 16th century.

In its accomplishments Mesoamerican civilization was a New World counterpart to those of .