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GCU 322 week 3 Lecture quiz 3: Groups who are the first to successfully settle a place have the longest impact on its cultural landscape summarizing Zelinsky’s theory of first effective settlement. French traders exchanged European goods with Native Americans for furs. The British system of land surveying that allowed individual settlers to draw up the boundaries of their property using natural features as boundaries was called metes and bounds. When flying over the Midwest and West, the regularity of squared-off townshipsis interrupted only in places where center pivot irrigation makes landscapes appear rounded, as in Nebraska and other Great Plains states. This is what accounts for most of the American circles that passengers see when flying over much of the company. After the English Quaker William Pennhelped create the colony of Pennsylvania, new immigrants began to flood into the city of Philadelphia, and by the time of the American Revolution, Germans made up 1/3 of the total population of Pennsylvania. Most were Mennonite and Amish. Spanish conquest sent explorers and settlers from us culture hearth in Mexico City all the way by land (and sea, in some cases) to what is now New Mexico, Texas, andCalifornia. The Columbian Exchange is the term for the transfer of species, crops, diseases, and many other traits between Europeand the New World. After 1755, many French settlers left Nova Scotia because the British government deported them.