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It would seem that you wish to learn of an ancient civilization that has long since disappeared and vanished like dust into the wind This civilization bore the name The United States of America But were they really United Were they really a superpower Or was this just all in their head Let us take a walk 1492 A man takes a gamble risking it all a man crossed a vast ocean in search of a new world The man was labeled as insane crazy a mindless dreamer who belonged locked away because of his ideas How they were wrong What Columbus risked brought forward virtually a new nation and country Laying the brickwork for future generations one might say Throughout the next decades many explorers came to America in search of fame fortune and new discoveries that could possibly make them a celebrity in the worlds eyes Spanish Danish German Scotts British and the French all came and began exploring this vast new continent 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 of the British colonies to take hold in North America was Jamestown On the basis of a charter which King James I granted to the Virginia or London company a group of about 100 men set out for the Chesapeake Bay in 1607 Seeking to avoid conflict with the Spanish they chose a site about 60 kilometers up the James River from the bay Made up of townsmen and adventurers more interested in finding gold than farming the group was unequipped by temperament or ability to embark upon a completely new life in the wilderness Among them Captain John
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