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|History of the Americas|
The Swedish colonization of the Americas included a 17th-century colony on the Delaware River in what is now Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, as well as two possessions in the Caribbean during the 18th and 19th century. 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 The German colonization of the Americas consisted of failed attempts to settle Venezuela ( Klein-Venedig in German) St 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. 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 The Delaware River is a river on the Atlantic coast of the United States. Delaware ( is a state located on the Atlantic Coast in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. New Jersey ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ( often colloquially referred to as PA (its abbreviation by natives and Northeasterners is a state located in the Northeastern The Caribbean (ˌkærəˡbiən kæ'rəbiən Cariben|Caraïben or Caraïben; Caraïbe or more commonly Antilles; Caribe is a Region consisting
Until 1809, Finland was an integral part of Sweden, and many of the settlers of Sweden's colonies came from present-day Finland or were Finnish-speaking. Finland, officially the Republic of Finland ( is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of northern Europe. Sweden–Finland is a historiographical term used especially in Finland, to refer to the Swedish Kingdom from the Kalmar Union to the Finnish ( or suomen kieli) is the language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland (92% As of 2006) and by ethnic Finns outside Finns came to America particularly from the outlying regions of Savonia and Kainuu, where slash and burn agriculture was a way of life for many, and people were used to life as wilderness pioneers. Coat of arms of historical province of Savonia in Finlandpng|right|150px]] Savonia ( Finnish Savo or Swedish Savolax) is a historical province Kainuu (Kajanaland is a region ( maakunta / landskap) of Finland. Slash and burn consists of cutting and burning of Forests or Woodlands to create fields for Agriculture or Pasture for Livestock, or
The Swedes and Finns brought their log house design to America, where it became the typical log cabin of pioneers. A log home (or log house) is technically the same thing as a Log cabin, a House typically made from Logs that have not been milled A log cabin is a small house built from logs It is a fairly simple type of Log house.