History Quiz / Discovery and settlement of the Americas

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Can you name first American explorers and settlements?

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Year and QuestionAnswer
Section 1
Before 10,000 BC First humans to come to the Americas
900 First European to come within sight of the Americas
978 First European to come to the Americas, and first European to start a settlement in the Americas
985 First European to start a long-lasting settlement in the Americas (lasted until at least 1408)
985 First European to come within sight of a part of the Americas other than Greenland
1002 First Europeans to come to a part of the Americas other than Greenland
1002 First European to start a settlement in a part of the Americas other than Greenland
1492 Popularized America
Year and QuestionAnswer
Section 2
1492 First European settlement in the Americas since Columbus found them
1496 First permanent European settlement in the Americas
1508 First European settlement on United States territory
1509 First permanent European settlement on United States territory
1521 First European settlement in the contiguous United States
1565 First permanent European settlement in the contiguous United States
1585 First English settlement in the Americas
1607 First permanent English settlement in the Americas

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