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Glossary of ABeka History 11 - Chapter 2 - Places

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(24) Newfoundland
explored by John Cabot in 1497; England's first and only solid claim to territory in the New World
(24) Nova Albion
land along the Pacific coast claimed for England by Sir Francis Drake in 1577
(26) Roanoke
island off the coast of North Carolina settled by John White in 1584
(30) Leyden
Dutch city where the Scrooby congregation found religious freedom in 1609
(32) New Plymouth
settlement established in Massachusetts by the Pilgrims in 1620; named after Plymouth, England
(36) Boston
settlement on Massachusetts Bay established by the Puritans around 1630
(38) Providence
settlement in Rhode Island founded by Roger Williams in 1636
(41) St. Mary's
settlement in Maryland founded by English Catholics in 1634
(41) Albemarle Sound
region in North Carolina where the poorer people from the Virginia frontier and a few Quakers developed a settlement
(42) New Sweden
first successful settlement in Delaware; founded by Swedish settlers in 1638
(43) New York
land granted to the Duke of York by King Charles II of England in 1664; originally settled by the Dutch, who called it New Amsterdam
(46) Savannah
settlement founded by James Oglethorpe in 1733; became the colony of Georgia

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