The year Christopher Columbus discovered America
formal agreement between groups or individuals
The ocean Christopher Columbus crossed to find America
This group settled along the Atlantic Ocean and created the original 13 colonies.
Spanish sailer that discovered America
settlement that is ruled by a faraway government
Spanish explorers or conquerers
This people from the Netherlands settled New York first calling it New Amsterdam.
This group settled the Ohio River Valley and liked trading fur.
lands beyond settled areas
led the British soldiers in 1754
worked the land for 7 years in exchange for passage across the Atlantic
One of the first English settlements
moderate snowfall, longer grwoing season than New England.
medium size farms, grew European crops
people who teach their religion to others
long snowy winters, short growing season