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2.4 Timeline: Settlement & Growth of United States
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Columbis claims for spain
Sir Francis Drake attacks Saint Augustine, Florida
Champlain maps the coast of New England
Dutch build Fort Amsterdam at the southern tip of Manhattan Island
Father Eusebio Kino explores northern Mexico and the American Southwest
Outbreak of the French and Indian War
The Boston Massacre
Declaration of Independence
Abraham Lincoln elected president
Wright Brothers successfully complete first flight
Panama Canal completed and opened to shipping
United States enters World War II
Martin Luther King, Jr. leads March on Washington
Astronauts walk on the moon
Martin Cooper develops the first handheld cellphone (mobile phone).
Apple revolutionizes music listening by unveiling its iPod MP3 music player.
3D TV starts to become more widely available
Supercomputers (the world's fastest computers) are now a mere 30 times less powerful than human brains.
Three nanotechnologists win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for building miniature machines out of molecules.
Quantum computing shows signs of becoming a practical technology.
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