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Converging Worlds by Louise A. Breen

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AMERICAN BACKCOUNTRIES

1699

French colony established at Mobile Bay.

1701

Grand Agreement of the Iroquois.

1709

German-speaking refugees leave Palatinate region for England and eventually America.

1713

Peace of Utrecht.

1718

New Orleans established.

1721

Report of the Board of Trade reconceptualizing British frontiers in North America as an integrated region and providing for its common defense.

1729

South Carolina backcountry township settlement plan initiated.

1730

First major colonial Virginia land grants in unorganized territory west of the Blue Ridge.

1731

Opequon settlement established.

1732

British government authorizes the founding of Georgia; colonization begins in 1733.

1738

First Virginia counties, Frederick and Augusta, established in the ...

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