The Two Dispersals of English (America)

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In History
  • Jan 21, 1492

    Christoffer Columbus

  • Apr 25, 1507

    The earliest known use of the name America

    A German man called Martin Waldseemuller named America after an Italian guy called Amerigo Vespucci who had a ship in Spain.
  • Aug 5, 1519

    The first Spanish settlement was founded in Panama city on the Pacific coast of Central America

  • Walter Raleigh's expedition

    first english expedition to the new world
  • The first permanent settlers arived in Jamestown Virginia

  • The Mayflower arrives with a group of puritans further north witch later became Plymouth, New England

  • Irish people came to Philadelphia

  • Declaration of Independence