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    9,449,460 square miles, only Asia and Africa are larger
    Population is about ½ billion
    Contains all of Central America and the Caribbean
    Contains the world's only super power
    Historical records only date back about 20,000 years
    Migration came from Russia to Alaska across the Bering Sea
    Home of the Rocky Mountains and Niagara Falls
    Norsemen/Vikings settled Greenland (986)
    Vikings sailed to Greenland, Labrador, the Baffin Islands and eventually Newfoundland (1000).
    Spanish, French, Dutch, British, Swedish and the Danes explored much of North America
    Mexico City is its most populous city
    Eskimos inhabited the north western part of North America
    A colony named Vineland (meaning fertile region) was established in Newfoundland but was eventually abandoned.
    European colonization of North America destroyed Native American's way of life.
    Native Americans were mistakenly called Indians because Columbus thought he arrived on the east coast of India.
    Native Americans had a hierachy from chiefs, nobles, commoners and slaves.
    Buffalo and Bison were extremely plentiful in North America and were almost made extinct by European settlers.
    Much of the world's tobacco is grown in North America.
    The Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation (the Renaissance) brought interest in conquering North America.
    Many Europeans believed that the Eastern part of North America was filled with barbaric savages and the western was a peace loving Christian utopia.
    Europeans also believed it was divine providence that Christians must convert pagans in North America.
    Europeans thought it was OK to plunder the New World, because its treasures were held by pagans. Killing pagans was also justified as doing God's work.
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