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Permanent settlement in the area was not established by France until the 1730s. In 1763 France ceded this region which was part of the Louisiana territory to Spain, who ceded it back in 1800.

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John Cabot probably explored Maine for the English in 1498, and in 1607 a temporary English colony was established on the Kennebec River.

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Although the French settled Alabama, they ceded it to England after the French and Indian War. In 1783, England ceded the northern part to the United States and the southern part to Spain, but by 1795 most of the area was claimed by the United States

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The French established settlements at Cahokia in 1699 and at Kaskaskia in 1720, in what was then the province of Louisiana.

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The first permanent settlement in this area was established near present day Biloxi. After the French and Indian War, the territory was ceded by the French to the English.

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In the early 18th century, French occupation of the area began with the construction of three forts between 1715 and 1733: Miami, Quiatenon, and Vincennes, the latter becoming a permanent settlement.

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Following Cabeza de Vaca, this area was further explored by Hernando de Soto in 1541, and claimed for France in 1682 by La Salle, whose attempt at establishing a colony five years later ended in his death.

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In the late 17th and early 18th centuries, French and English traders competed and clashed in the region. In 1763, at the end of the French and Indian War, the land was ceded to the English.

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King Charles II of England included this territory in the Carolina grants made in 1663 and 1665.

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Following possible visits to the area in the 17th century, particularly by Gabriel Arthur, actual exploration was not made until Thomas Walker went to the region in 1750.

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English colonists from nearby Massachusetts established the first permanent settlement in 1724. Following a dispute over the territory between New Hampshire and New York, King George III granted it to New York.

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Roger Williams established the first settlement at Providence in 1636 with a group of followers from Massachusetts Bay Colony who sought freedom of worship.

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Queen Elizabeth I of England granted Sir Walter Raleigh the right to establish a colony in 1584. Two settlements at Roanoke Island (1585, 1587) were unsuccessful, the second now known as the “lost colony.”

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Following the explorations of Verrazano in New York Bay, French explorer Samuel de Champlain and English explorer Henry Hudson (employed by the Dutch) investigated this area in 1609.

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A permanent settlement was established by England’s Virginia Company of London in 1607 under its original charter. In 1609, King James I granted a second charter, which increased Virginia’s territory to its maximum size.

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While the French were the first to explore this area, it was John Smith’ explorations, maps, and reports of the region in 1614 which led to its eventual settlement.

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The Spanish attempted a settlement in 1526, but it was shortly abandoned. A group of French Huguenots established a colony on Parris Island in Port Royal Sound in 1562 which lasted about a year.

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In 1673, Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet visited the Arkansas region. After La Salle claimed it for France in 1682, colonization began.

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Coordinates are for the Ocean (eastern) Section of the Chattanooga Aquarium - 1 Broad Street in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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A group of zealous Puritans known as the Separatists or “Pilgrims” left England and established a colony at Plymouth in New England in 1620. In 1626, a Puritan settlement was started at Salem, and by 1630 the Massachusetts Bay Colony was established.

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Dutch residents from New Amsterdam established a trading post near present-day Hartford in 1633, but it was the English from the Massachusetts Bay Colony who made the initial move to colonize the area.

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Dutch merchants established trade with the Lenape Indians and set up trading posts at present day Jersey City in 1618 and Fort Nassau in 1624. Swedish settlers came to the area in 1638.

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Although Captain John Smith entered the Susquehanna River in 1608 and Henry Hudson entered Delaware Bay in 1609, the region was not explored extensively until Cornelius Hendricksen came in 1616 and Cornelius Jacobsen came in 1623, both for the Dutch.

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After England claimed the region, fur trading posts were established in the 1790s. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the region in 1805, and John Jacob Astor founded his fur trading post in 1811.

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In 1632, King Charles I of England granted land to George Calvert, Lord Baltimore. At Calvert’s death, his son succeeded to the title and organized a colonial expedition. Settlers arrived in Maryland in 1634 and started a settlement at Saint Mary’s.

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