Timeline: United States
c. 12,000 B.C.:
North American Indian cultures flourish.
Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León lands on the coast of Florida.
Saint Augustine, Florida, settled by the Spanish, becomes the first permanent European colony in North America.
In the American Revolutionary War (1775–83) the American captured the British
invasion army at Saratoga in 1777, ...
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U.S. History covers the development of the United States from the history of early
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