Originally posted on Eyes In The Northwest:
BeforeJuly the Fourth in 1776…
The Native Americans were here. There was no allegiance to England.
In 1564 René Goulaine de Laudonnière founded Fort Caroline in Florida for the Huguenot (French) Protestant refugees’ relief from religious persecution. There was no allegiance to England.
In 1607 Jamestown, a settlement in the Colony of Virginia, became the first permanent English settlement in the Americas.
In 1620 The Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts. They traveled so as to leave the Church of England so there was no allegiance to England.
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