Arrival of Native Americans and Europea13

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Arrival of Native Americans and Europeans n 1585 Raleigh established the first British colony in North America, on Roanoke Island  off the coast of North Carolina. It was later abandoned, and a second effort two years  later also proved a failure. It would be 20 years before the British would try again. This  time – at Jamestown in 1607 – the colony would succeed, and North America would  enter a new era. EARLY SETTLEMENTS The early 1600s saw the beginning of a great tide of emigration from Europe to North  America. Spanning more than three centuries, this movement grew from a trickle of a  few hundred English colonists to a flood of millions of newcomers. Impelled by powerful  and diverse motivations, they built a new civilization on the northern part of the  continent. The first English immigrants to what is now the United States crossed the Atlantic long 
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