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The German colonization of the Americas consisted of failed attempts to settle Venezuela (Klein-Venedig in German), St. Thomas, the Crab Island (Guyana) and Tertholen in the 16th and 17th centuries. The start of the European colonization of the Americas is typically dated to 1492 although there was at least one earlier colonization effort The history of the Americas is the collective history of North and South America, including Central America and the Caribbean. British colonization of the Americas (including colonization under the Kingdom of England and Kingdom of Scotland before the 1707 Acts of Union created The Duchy of Courland was the smallest nation to colonize the Americas with a colony on the island of Tobago from 1654 to 1659 and intermittently from The Danish-Norwegian monarch headed a small number of countries from the 17th through the 20th centuries large portions of which were in The Americas. 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 French colonization of the Americas began in the 14th century and continued in the following centuries as France established a colonial empire in the Western Portugal was the leading country in the European exploration of the world in the 15th century Russian colonization of the Americas proceeded in several places Scottish colonization of the Americas consisted of a number of failed or abandoned Scottish settlements in North America, a colony at Darien, The Spanish colonization of the Americas was Spain 's conquest settlement and rule over much of the Western hemisphere. The Swedish colonization of the Americas included a 17th-century colony on the Delaware River in what is now Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania As early as the 10th century Norse sailors (often referred to as Vikings explored and settled areas of the North Atlantic, including the northeastern fringes of Decolonization of the Americas refers to the process by which the countries in North America and South America gained their independence Venezuela (ˌvɛnəˈzweɪlə) officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish República Bolivariana de Venezuela) is a country on the The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Saint Thomas is an Island in the Caribbean Sea, a County and constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI an unincorporated Crab Island is an island located in the mouth of the Berbice River in Guyana, located at. Guyana (ɡaɪˈænə or /ɡiːˈɑːnə/ officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and previously known as British Guiana, is the only Nation state Tortola is the largest and most populated of the British Virgin Islands, a group of islands which form part of the Archipelago of the Virgin Islands. As a means of recording the passage of Time, the 17th Century was that Century which lasted from 1601 - 1700 in the Gregorian calendar
The Augsburg banking families of Anton and Bartholomeus Welser obtained rights to Venezuela from Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain, in 1528. Augsburg is an independent City in the south-west of Bavaria. Welser is the Surname of an important German Banking and Merchant Family, originally from Augsburg. Charles V (24 February 1500 &ndash 21 September 1558 was The Spanish Empire (Imperio Español was one of the largest Empires in history and one of the first Global empires In the 15th and 16th centuries These rights were negotiated by Heinrich Ehinger and Hieronymus Sailer, either independently or as agents of the Welsers. However, by 1531, the Welsers certainly controlled the privilege. A colonization scheme was set up, with Ambrosius Ehinger arriving as governor in 1529. Ambrosius Ehinger, also ( Ambrosio Alfínger in Spanish) Dalfinger Thalfinger, (* c
Ehinger left Seville on 7 October 1528 with the Spaniard García de Lerma and 281 settlers. Seville ( Spanish: Sevilla, see also different names) is the artistic cultural and financial capital of southern Spain. Events 3761 BC - The epoch (origin of the modern Hebrew calendar ( Proleptic Julian calendar) At Santo Domingo, de Lerma with 50 companions left for his mission to Santa Marta, to reestablish Spanish control following the murder of the governor there. Santo Domingo de Guzmán (known as Santo Domingo population 2084852 (Metro (2003 estimated 2253437 (Metro in 2006 is the Capital and largest city in the Ehinger and the remainder headed for the Venezuelan coast and landed on 24 February 1529 at Santa Ana de Coro. Events 303 - Galerius, Roman Emperor, publishes his edict that begins the persecution of Christians in his portion of the Coro is the capital of Falcón State and the oldest city in the west of Venezuela From there, he explored the interior in search of the legendary golden city of El Dorado. El Dorado ( Spanish for "the golden one") is a Legend that began with the story of a South American tribal chief who covered himself Other German governors followed: Nikolaus Federmann, Georg Hohermuth von Speyer, Philipp von Hutten, all of whom engaged primarily in the search for gold. Nikolaus Federmann (Nicolás de Federmán (born c 1505 in Ulm – died February 1542 in Valladolid) was a German Adventurer and Conquistador Georg von Speyer (* 1500 in Speyer, Rhineland; † 11 June 1540 in Coro, Venezuela) was a German conquistador Philipp von Hutten ( December 18, 1505 &ndash May 17, 1546 in El Tocuyo, Venezuela) German knight was Federmann crossed the Andes to Bogotá, where he and Sebastián de Belalcázar initially contested Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada's claims to that province. The Andes form the world's longest exposed Mountain range. They lie as a continuous chain of highland along the western coast of South America. Bogotá —officially named Bogotá DC (DC for " Distrito Capital " which means "Capital District" formerly called Santa Fe de Bogotá Sebastián de Belalcázar (1479 or 1480 to 1551 was a Spanish Conquistador. Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada (1509&ndash1579 was a Spanish explorer and Conquistador in Colombia. German miners were brought over, as well as 4,000 African slaves to work sugar plantations. By 1541 disputes had arisen with Spain, and the bankers were stripped of control of their colony in 1556.
Many of the German colonists died from tropical diseases or hostile Indian attacks during frequent journeys deep into Indian territory in search of gold. For indigenous peoples in the United States other than Hawaii and Alaska see also Native Americans in the United States.
The Brandenburgisch-Africanische Compagnie of Brandenburg, which became the Kingdom of Prussia, established colonies in Africa and on the Caribbean island of St. Brandenburg ( Lower Sorbian: Bramborska; Upper Sorbian: Braniborska) is one of the sixteen states of Germany. The Kingdom of Prussia (Königreich Preußen was a German kingdom from 1701 to 1918 and from 1871 was the leading state of the German Empire, comprising Thomas. Meanwhile, the German-led Duchy of Courland also colonized Tobago and St. Andrews Island. The Duchy of Courland and Semigallia (Ducatus Curlandiæ et Semigalliæ Księstwo Kurlandii i Semigalii,Herzogtum Kurland und Semgallen Kurzemes un Zemgales hercogiste is the name of The Duchy of Courland was the smallest nation to colonize the Americas with a colony on the island of Tobago from 1654 to 1659 and intermittently from Tobago is the smaller of the two main islands that make up the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. James Island is an Island in the Gambia River, 30km from the river mouth and near Juffureh in the country of The Gambia.
Later attempts were made to colonise Chile's Southern Zone and Patagonia and set up a few towns in Paraguay at about the same time as the Welsh migrated to the Argentinean Patagonia. The Zona Sur ( Southern Zone) is one of the five Natural regions on which CORFO divided continental Chile in Llao LLaojpg|thumb|250px| Lake Nahuel Huapi, near Bariloche, Argentina This is the history of Paraguay. See also the History of South America and the History of present-day nations and states. Welsh settlement in the Americas was the result of several individual initiatives to found distinctively Welsh settlements in the New World. They have now merged into the local populations of those countries.