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New York Early History
First Early Inhabitants of New York
Early history examines the archaeological record that tells the story of the first inhabitants of New York. Learn about the prehistory and culture of the first early inhabitants, and what lessons it might teach us about the early history of New York.
New York First Early Inhabitants Timeline
Early History of Native Americans in New York
The Indigenous People of New York
When the first European explorer sailed into New York harbor in 1524, the native civilization found on the banks of the Hudson was a complex and ancient one. The natives' ancestors had entered the Hudson Valley some twelve thousand years earlier, after the last continental glacier receded from North America.
US History Overview
The United States of America is located in the middle of the North American continent with Canada to the north and the United Mexican States to the south. The United States ranges from the Atlantic Ocean on the nation's east coast to the Pacific Ocean bordering the west, and also includes the state of Hawaii, a series of islands located in the Pacific Ocean, the state of Alaska located in the northwestern part of the continent above the Yukon, and numerous other holdings and territories