France did, but in 1803 in the Louisiana purchase the U.S.A. bought the land from France for 15 million dollars.
Britain claimed lands in North America and was the most successful country in convincing its citizens to migrate to its colonies. This is because the colonies of Britain were prospering more so than Britain's homeland.
The official country would be France, which exercised control over the rivers flowing into the Mississippi. But, in a sense, the land immediately west of the colonies were still controlled by the Indian (or "first nations") people and this was enforced by the British. It was the British way of countering the French, to keep certain tribes as their allies. The British ruled against colonists moving west of the Appalachians, and this in turn became one of the grievances leading up the Revolution.
the dutch controlled the lands.
how was Columbus mistaken about the lands he claimed for Spain
christopher Columbus claimed Cuba for Spain.~Rebecca Wilson
they claimed Iceland and Greenland
colonies are lands that are physicallly separate from-but under the control of- another country. They made the European get wealth by theycultivated crops to export.
I believe the answer is France. The French and Indian war gave France claim onterritories such as Louisiana and much of the land that had not net been claimed bySpain which came to be later on in History.
He thought they were part of Asia.
he was an explorer and he claimed lands
France,Spain, and portugal.