When did the first Americans arrive?

Answer In 1513, Juan Ponce de Leon arrived at St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest U.S. settlement. By 1585, the British colony was officially established with the settlement of Roanoke. This settlement wou... Read More »

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Where did African-Americans first arrive in English colonies in America?

The first African-Americans were brought by ship to Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619. They were considered indentured servants and could work as laborers to earn their freedom. They were allowed to enj... Read More »

Where did african americans first arrive in the english colonies in america?

The first Africans in the English colonies in America were probably brought as indentured servants in 1619 by a Dutch ship at Jamestown, Virginia. An indentured servant would work under contract fr... Read More »

When did the computer first arrive?

The ENIAC in Philadelphia was given credit for decades for being the first computer to be built--in 1945. However, the credit was misplaced because Iowa State University built one in 1942.Reference... Read More »

When did cup holders first arrive in U.S. cars?

Automobile cup-holders first became widely available in the late 1970s. Rubbermaid marketed a combination cup holder and ash tray that could be draped over the dashboard. Built-in cup-holders began... Read More »