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1650 wrong 1650 is wrong ........it was 1607 the settlement was Jamestown
Jamestown was the first successful European settlement in North America, in 1607. There was no clear leader of the colony and many quarrels ensued. In 1608, John Smith was… elected leader of the colony and established firm rules.
The first known Europeans to reach the Americas were the Vikings (Norse) during the 11th century, who established several colonies in Greenland.
the spanish founded St. Augustine in 1565
How did the Spanish figure into England's decision to establish a permanent settlement in North America?
Spain had a lot of territory in North America. England was competing with Spain to dominate the New World at the time.
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They started missions, villages, ranches, towns. San Diego and most of the cities in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas were started and settled by the Spanish and Mexi…can people groups.
Virginia its called Jamestown
Jamestown in 1607
No, they did not. The London Company (also known as the Virginia Company) founded Jamestown in 1607. However, Jamestown was not the first English colony - St. John's and Harbo…ur Grace, Newfoundland, Canada were settled permanently in 1583. The Roanoke Colony in http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_founded_the_first_colony_in_north_America_at_1607# was established in 1587 but was unsuccessful as a result of the disappearance of its colonists, which is why the Roanoke Colony is often referred to as the "lost colony". St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest permanent European settlement in the continental U.S., settled in 1565 by the Spanish. However, the actual first permanently settled colony in North America was http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_founded_the_first_colony_in_north_America_at_1607#, Mexico in 1519. ~ answers.com lol