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A desirable, in-depth timeline of yankee Indian historical past, «Chronology of yank Indian heritage, up to date Edition», up to date and increased with present details, describes millions of years of occasions that contributed to shaping the lives and cultures of local american citizens, in addition to American society as an entire - from their ancestors arrival in North the USA to the current.

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One night as many as 1,500 Indians visit the ships. The trading continues until December 24, when one of their ships, the Santa Maria, runs aground. With the Indian’s help, Columbus’s men are able to save the supplies on the sinking ship. The Santa Maria destroyed, Columbus decides to return to Spain in his two remaining ships but leaves 39 men behind at a fort built from wood salvaged from the wreckage (see entry for NOVEMBER 28, 1493). 1493 March The Santángel-Sánchez letters announce Columbus’s “discovery” of the Indies.

The site also features two enormous ball courts, which serve as arenas for a game played with a small ball made from rubber possibly imported from Mexico. ca. 900 to 1600 987 Thule culture spreads across northern Canada. Along the Arctic coast of present-day northern Alaska, groups of Native people begin to rely on whaling as a primary source of food. The result is the Thule culture, which quickly expands eastward throughout what is now northern Canada, eventually spreading all the way to Greenland.

300 TO 1500) in present-day Guatemala. Alvarado leads his soldiers in a bloody campaign, leaving in its wake a path of carnage and destruction. The invasion is the first in a series of brutal attacks on the Maya, many of whom fight to the death to defend their land and independence. ) 1524 Atlantic coast Indians encounter Giovanni da Verrazano’s exploratory party. Hired by the French king Francis I, the Italian navigator Giovanni da Verrazano explores the Atlantic coast from what is now North Carolina to Newfoundland.

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