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1638 Printing press reaches America
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1700 American colonies prosper
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1540 Coronado travels through Midwest
1565 First colony St. Augustine
1584 - 1588 Roanoke Island Colony
1607 Jamestown 1st permanent settlement
1620 Pilgrims to America on Mayflower
1507 The term America first used
1513 Ponce de Leon discovers Florida
1519 - 1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1534 Cartier claims New France
1540 Spanish arrive in California
 William (Sir) Waldegrave
 b.1500 Smallbridge, England
 d.1554 Calais, P-D-Cl, France
 Dorothy Walgrave
 b.1530 Smallbridge, England
 d.         
 Julian Rainsford
 b.1505 Smallbridge, England
 d.1581