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  1. The Spanish colonization of the Americas began with the arrival in America of Christopher Columbus in 1492.
  2. Mayflower was an English ship that transported the first English Puritans, known today as the Pilgrims, from Plymouth, England to the New World in 1620
  3. The indigenous people of North America who were removed from their home land by the Europeans are called Red Indians
  4. Pilgrim Fathers are settlers of Plymouth, Mass the first permanent colony in New England were members of the English Separatist Church who had earlier fled to Leiden, the Netherlands, to escape persecution at home.
  5. Simon Bolivar is called the ‘George Washington of South America’
  6. Latin America is Mexico, most of Central and South America, and in the Caribbean, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico, and Quebec.
  7. ‘No taxation without representation’ was said by James Otis, American political activist during the period leading up to the American Revolution.
  8. The Peace Treaty of 1783, also known as The Paris Peace Treaty, ended the United States War for Independence.
  9. Mercantilism, also called “commercialism,” is a system in which a country attempts to amass wealth through trade with other countries, exporting more than it imports and increasing stores of gold and precious metals.
  10. American colonists, frustrated and angry at Britain for imposing “taxation without representation,” dumped 342 chests of tea, imported by the British East India Company into the harbor. This is known as Boston Tea Party.
  11. Boston tea party happen in 16 December 1773
  12. Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru
  13. Common Sense is a pamphlet advocating America’s independence from Great Britain
  14. The Declaration of Independence happened on 4 July 1776
  15. James Madison headed the preparation of American Constitution
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