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Surviving Conquest Key Events Maps Transcript Webography

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30,000-
10,000 B.C.E.

Link to TranscriptPaleo-Indians begin migrating from Asia to North America

1000

Link to TranscriptAnasazi settlements flourish

1001

Norse establish settlement in Vinland

1050-
1250

Link to TranscriptHeight of influence of Cahokia

1492

Link to TranscriptColumbus reaches the Bahamas

1497

Cabot reaches North America

1513

Ponce de León explores Florida

1519

Cortés invades Mexico

1534 -
1535

Cartier explores St. Lawrence River

1539 -
1542

Link to TranscriptDe Soto explores Southeast

1540 -
1542

Link to TranscriptCoronado expores Southwest

1565

Link to TranscriptSt. Augustine founded by Spanish

1587 -
1590

Link to TranscriptRaleigh's Roanoke colony

Link to Surviving Conquest

1598

Link to TranscriptOñate conquers Pueblos in New Mexico for Spain

1680

Link to TranscriptPopé's Rebellion

An interactive, expanded timeline for the period before 1876 can be found in Program 13.



  

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