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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Danish colonization of the Americas
Map of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, with Courlands colonies marked The Duchy of Courland was the smallest nation to colonize the Americas with a short-lived colony in Tobago during the 1654-1659, and again 1660-1689.
Spanish conquest and colonization of the Americas began with the arrival in America of Christopher Columbus in 1492.
The Swedish colonization of the Americas consisted of a 17th century settlement on the Delaware River in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, and possessions in the Caribbean during the 18th and 19th century.
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 Colonialism - Wikipedia
The term also refers to a set of beliefs used to legitimate or promote this system, especially the belief that the mores of the colonizer are superior to those of the colonized.
Advocates of colonialism have also argued that colonialist rule benefits the colonized by developing the economic and political infrastructure necessary for modernization and democracy.
Dependency theorists such as Andre Gundar Frank, however, have argued that colonialism actually leads to the transfer of wealth from the colonized to the colonizer, and inhibits successful economic development.
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  Danish West Indies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The Danish West Indies (DWI, Dansk Vest Indien) are a former colony of Denmark in the Caribbean, now known as the U.S. Virgin Islands.
In 1754, the islands were sold to the Danish king, becoming royal Danish colonies.
On 12 December 1916, the islands were sold to the United States, which was interested because of their strategic position near the approach to the Panama Canal.
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 Danish colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Danish islands were run by the Danish West India and Guinea Company until 1755 when the Danish king bought them out.
Although the slave trade was abolished in 1803 by the Danes, slavery itself was not abolished until 1848 after several mass slave escapes to the free British islands and a non-violent slave protest.
Their languages predominated with even the Danish government, in 1839, declaring that slave children must attend school in the English language.
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 European colonization of the Americas information - Search.com
The first colonizations were expeditions organized by nations, later colonization was often done by individuals fleeing poverty and religious persecution in Europe.
The first phase of European activity in the Americas began with the oceanic crossings of Christopher Columbus (1492-1500), sponsored by Spain, whose original attempt was to find a new route to India and China, known as "the Indies".
Slavery existed in America, prior to the presence of Europeans, as the Natives often captured and held other tribe members as captives.
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 Spanish colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spanish conquest and colonization of the Americas began with the arrival in America of Christopher Columbus in 1492.
The silver of America (especially the mines of Zacatecas and Potosí) went to pay the enormous debt brought by the wars against the Reformation led by the Spanish kings.
Soon the exclusive of commerce between Europe and America was conceded to Seville (later to Cádiz).
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 History of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The history of the Americas is the collective history of North, Central and South America and the Caribbean.
Culture was inherited from the first imigrants which later evolved and spawned such cultures as Iroquois on North America and Pirãha of South America.
It was the later voyage of Christopher Columbus that led to extensive European colonization of the Americas and the marginalization of its inhabitants.
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 Colonialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The term also refers to a set of beliefs used to legitimize or promote this system, especially the belief that the mores of the colonizer are superior to those of the colonized.
Advocates of colonialism argue that colonial rule benefits the colonized by developing the economic and political infrastructure necessary for modernization and democracy.
Dependency theorists such as Andre Gunder Frank, however, argue that colonialism actually leads to the net transfer of wealth from the colonized to the colonizer, and inhibits successful economic development.
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 Spanish colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Spanish colonization of the Americas began with the arrival in the Americas of Christopher Columbus in 1492.
The Treaty of Tordesillas was an attempt to solve the disputes with the Portuguese colonizers.
This was followed by a phase of conquest: The Spaniards (just having finished a war against the Muslims in the Iberian peninsula) replaced the American local oligarchies and imposed a new religion: Christianity.
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 Dutch colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
During the 17th century, Dutch traders established trade posts and plantations throughout the Americas; actual colonization, with Dutch settling in the new lands was not as common as with settlements of other European nations.
A significant number of immigrants to New Netherland were protestants of English or French Huguenot background, including the Louis Dubois colony which settled New Paltz, New York, making a private treaty with the local Native Americans to purchase a large tract of land from the Hudson River to the mountains.
Dutch colonization of Sint Maarten began in 1620 although the ownership of the island changed hands at least 16 times before 1816, when it was permanently split between France and the Netherlands.
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: French_colonization_of_the_Americas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The first French attempt at colonisation was Fort Caroline in 1564, made by Huguenots.
The French were able to briefly regain some of their former possessions in North America from the Spanish in 1800, during the Napoleonic Era, under the Treaty of San Ildefonse.
The date of this was May 3, 1803 and the fee, 15 million dollars, a considerable sum for the young American state.
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 European colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Altogether, there was a strong pull at the beginning of the colonial period to come to America for its possible imperial riches, the truth was that these riches were sparse.
Other groups of colonists came to America searching for either an asylum to practice a religion without persecution or a refuge to begin a new and holier settlement where complete theological agreement could be found.
In the case of the Africans who were taken aboard slave ships, they were both pushed from their African homelands by coastal tribes who captured them and pulled to America by the slave traders that paid for them with kegs of rum.
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 Spanish colonization of the Americas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
This was followed by a phase of conquest: The Spaniards (just having finished a war against the Muslims in the Iberian peninsula) replaced the Amerindian local oligarchies and imposed a new religion: Christianity.
Their idols were ruined by inspectors and their goods were traded to Europe, for the Amerindian signature design of geometrical designs were much different from the realistic figurative art of European countries.
During the Peninsula War, several assemblies were established by the creole to rule the lands in the name of Ferdinand VII of Spain.
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 Portuguese colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Unlike the Spanish, Portuguese did not divide its colonial territory in America.
The there created were subdued to a centralized administration in Salvador which reported directly to the Crown in Lisbon.
Therefore, it is not common to refer to "Portuguese America" (like Spanish America, Dutch America, etc.), but rather to Brazil, as a unified colony since its very beginnings.
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 Colonialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dependency theorists such as Andre Gunder Frank, on the other hand, argue that colonialism actually leads to the net transfer of wealth from the colonized to the colonizer, and inhibits successful economic development.
Critics of the alleged abuses of economic and political advantages accruing to developed nations via globalised capitalism have referred to them as neocolonialism, and see them as a continuation of the domination and exploitation of ex-colonial countries, merely utilizing different means.
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French colonization of the Americas began in the 16th century, and continued as France established a colonial empire in the 17th century.
In 1524 or 1525, Francis sent Italian born Giovanni da Verrazano to explore the region between Florida and Newfoundland for a route to the Pacific Ocean.
The French were able to briefly regain some of their former possessions in North America from the Spanish in 1800, during the Napoleonic Era, under the Treaty of San Ildefonso.
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 French colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The first French attempt at colonization was Fort Caroline in 1564, made by Huguenots.
The first French attempt to colonize the Mississippi area was a failure.
The date of this was 1803 and the fee, 15 million dolars, a considerable sum for the young American state.
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 Pirates Ahoy! > Danish mods
The colossus of the Danish fleet in her day, dwarfing almost all other Danish orlogsskibe (General term for Warship in Danish) (excepting the Frederik (1649) and the Prins Christian (1650) - ironically, the orlogsskibe built immediately before and immediately after the Sophia Amalia.
To indicate the historical scope of her size, the Sophia Amalia was not superceeded in size by another Danish battleship until perhaps the Christianus Quintus, built 33 years after the Sophia Amalia (i.e., in 1683), but was most definately superceded in size by the Dannebrog, built 42 years after the Sophia Amalia, in 1692.
The color plate illustrates the cuffs for all of the Danish infantry regiments in the period 1699-1712; and in addition, presents individual figures representing typical Danish infantry of the time.
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 British colonization of the Americas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The British were one of the most important colonizers of the Americas and their American Empire came to rival the Spanish American colonies in extent.
The English established colonies along the east coast of North America from Newfoundland as far south as Florida.
Britain also colonised the west coast of North America, notably the Oregon Country jointly with the United States from 1818 to 1846.
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 European
Slavery under European rule began with importation of white European slaves (or indentured servants), was followed by the enslavement of local aborigines in the Caribbean, and eventually was primarily replaced with Africans imported through a large slave trade as the native populations declined through disease.
Various places in the Americas are sometimes considered colonies of the United States, such as the Panama Canal Zone and Puerto Rico.
America is a fortunate country; she grows by the follies of our European nations.
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 Greenland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Greenland (Kalaallisut languageGreenlandic: ''Kalaallit Nunaat'', "The Land of the Greenlanders (Kalaallit)"; Danish languageDanish: ''Grønland'') is a self-governed Danish territory and an Arctic island nation located in North America with shores on the North Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic Ocean.
It was granted devolutionhome rule (''hjemmestyre'') by the Folketing (Danish parliament) on May 1 1979.
A Danish guard was killed in 1943 and a year later, a German Soldier was killed.
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In 1917, the US purchased the islands which had been in economic decline since the abolition of slavery in 1848.
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 European colonization of the Americas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The first phase of modern European activity in this region began with the oceanic crossings of Christopher Columbus (1492-1500), sponsored by Spain whose original attempt was to find a new route to India and China.
These oceanic crossings was followed, notably in the case of Spain, by a phase of conquest: The Spaniards (just having finished a war against the Muslims in the Iberian peninsula) replaced the American local oligarchies and impose a new religion: Christianity.
One of the first schools for Americans was founded by Fray Pedro de Gante in 1523.
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 Spanish Translation Services - English to Spanish Translators
Catalan in Spain and Latin in Latin America vary slightly as the languages have evolved since the colonization of the Americas.
The most obvious influence is the use of indigenous words in Latin America and differing pronunciation.
However, beware of the trilled r which is somewhat complex to reproduce.
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Francis Drake arrived in the Americas to plunder the wealth of the Spanish settlers.
colonial period to come to America for its possible imperial riches, the truth was that these riches were sparse.
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Having explored the Mississippi valey to its mouth, from the direction of Canada, in the North, in 1682,
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