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Massachusetts was the first colony founded The first English colony in North America was the Colony of Roanoke, founded in 1585 by Sir Walter Raleigh, in present…-day North Carolina, under the blessing of Queen Elizabeth I. This was an unsuccessful settlement, also called "the Lost Colony." The first English settler born in the New World, Virginia Dare, was part of this community. The first successful English colony was Jamestown, Virginia, founded in 1607, sponsored by the Virginia Company of London and named after King James I of England. Plymouth, Massachusetts was the third English settlement (second successful), founded in 1620 by the Pilgrims. The first European settlers of the present-day United States were the Spanish, who established Pensacola, Florida in 1559, making it the first European settlement. The Spanish also founded Saint Augustine, Florida in 1565. Since Pensacola was destroyed and later reestablished, Saint Augustine is the oldest, continuous European settlement in the United States.
It was Virginia. Virginia was founded in 1607 By John Smth for religious purpoes.
The first colony is Jamestown, Virginia in 1607, by John Smith
John Cabot or "Giovanni Caboto"
The colony of Virginia was founded first out of the New England settlement in 1607.
The first colony founded was Virginia. It was the first successful colony. There were others before it but they fell apart so, in order to keep the colony from crumbling the p…eople on board the Mayflower made the Mayflower Compact. A written document to keep the colony stable.
Newfoundland was founded in 1497 by John Cabot. It became a province of Canada in 1949.
The dutch colony was found in 1624 by the dutch west India company
The colony of Georgia was the last of the original thirteen British American colonies to be established. It was founded by General James Oglethorpe in 1732 who named it fo…r George II.
Virginia was the first with the establishment of Jamestown in 1607 and then Mass with Plymouth in 1620.