Web Results

History of Texas


The recorded History of Texas begins with the arrival of the first Spanish conquistadors in the ... The first European base was established in 1680 in El Paso, Texas with the exiled Spaniards and Na...

Scandinavian Immigration - U.S. History in Context - Gale


Scandinavia is a region in northern Europe composed of the countries Sweden, ... In 1638 Sweden attempted to establish a colony called New Sweden in the area ..... Some of those Norwegians in Texas did own slaves, but for the most part , ...

European Exploration and Colonial Period | Encyclopedia of Alabama


Jun 11, 2007 ... Robert S. Weddle, Bonham, Texas ... Though not the first Europeans to view present-day Alabama—a distinction due to the ... Ordered to establish a colony on the northern shore of the Gulf of Mexico, Tristán de Luna y ...

The Vikings: A Memorable Visit to America | History | Smithsonian


The Icelandic house of what is likely the first European-American baby has scholars ... In the middle of the 14th century, the colony suffered eight harsh winters in a row, .... The Norse people of Northern Europe founded Iceland, Greenland had .... OH, OK, OR, PW, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VI, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY.

South Carolina Emigration and Immigration Genealogy ...


... in a few hundred Germans between 1866 and 1868 and about 2,500 northern Europeans in the early 1900s. ... In the eighteenth century, many immigrants petitioned for headright lands in the Colony of South Carolina. ..... Texas, 4,482.

HILL COUNTRY | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State ...


... of Indian, Spaniard, Mexican, hill southern Anglo, and northern European. ... a few tiny freedmen colonies, such as Payton Colony in Blanco County, occur.

The Colony – DFW Urban Wildlife


Several flights of Gadwalls observed at Schiff Lake in The Colony, Texas. ... Male Northern Cardinals photographed in The Colony's Hidden Cove Park. ... introduced to Patagonia in South America and some European countries (e.g. Norway).

Some colonization projects of the Northern Pacific ... - Collections


nationalities of northern Europe and the classes of the New. World, who sought .... 10 Johnston to Smith, August i, 1871 (copy), in "Detroit Lake Colony." Johnston ..... Kansas Pacific, and the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas railroads, advised the ...

Pennsylvania History


When first discovered by Europeans, Pennsylvania, like the rest of the continent, was .... The King named the new colony in honor of William Penn's father. ..... By 1860, with the possible exception of the northern tier counties, population was ... The annexation of Texas and the war with Mexico which ensued in 1846 were ...

A Brief History of Laredo, Texas - City of Laredo


A Brief History of Laredo, Texas (Published by Laredo Chamber of .... Stephen F. Austin when he was on his way to Mexico City to transact business for his colony. ... A few families of northern European extraction trickled into the area and were ...

More Info

History Lesson 1: History of Immigration Through the 1850s


(3) List the reasons for the wave of immigration from Northern Europe to the ... lands became part of the United States, including the significance of the Texas War for ... English colonies in New England and Virginia lay the Dutch colony of New ...

Spaniard Americans by Alex Loya - Texas A&M University


SONS OF DEWITT COLONY TEXAS ...... wrote in her book “Hispanic Folk Ballet”, “The northern region of Mexico was heavily settled by Europeans who brought ...

The Colonists - What they created


To understand the geographical claims of European nations in colonial North America. .... Within 93 years after the first permanent British colony was settled in North ... Arizona, Florida, and Texas, as well as parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. ..... in northern America - what he called the creation of a model "City upon a Hill...