Settler
A settler is a person who has migrated to an area and established permanent residence there, often to colonize the area. Settlers are generally from a sedentary culture, and will be opposed or compar...
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The Fascinating History Behind 5 Of The Most Beloved Thanksgiving Day Traditions
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday that is filled with countless traditions that are widely shared by millions of Americans, but how much do you really know about the history behind some of the most common...
Political migration
Emigrationism is a type of social movement favoring migration as a political tool. Typically, political migration is in one of two classes, private or government, depending on who encourages the migr...
European colonization of the Americas
European colonization of the Americas began as early as the 10th century, when Norse sailors explored and settled limited areas on the shores of present-day Greenland and Canada. According to Norse fo...
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New World
The New World is one of the names used for the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Americas (including nearby islands such as those of the Caribbean and Bermuda). The term originated in the early 16t...
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Roderick Finlayson
Roderick Finlayson (March 16, 1818 – January 20, 1892) was a Canadian Hudson's Bay Company officer, farmer, businessman, and politician.Born in Loch Alsh (Kyle of Lochalsh), Scotland, Finlayson ...
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Joseph Hawdon
Joseph Hawdon (14 November 1813 – 12 April 1871) was a pioneer settler and overlander of Australia, and pioneer and politician of New Zealand.
Hawdon was born at Wackerfield, Durham, England, the ...
The Fascinating History Behind 5 Of The Most Beloved Thanksgiving Day Traditions
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday that is filled with countless traditions that are widely shared by millions of Americans, but how much do you really know about the history behind some of the most common...
William Baker (colonist)
William Baker (c. 1761  – 14 September 1836) was a British Marine and member of the First Fleet to Australia which founded the European penal colony of New South Wales.Initially an orderly for Au...
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Henty Brothers
The Henty brothers were a family of seven brothers, sons of Thomas Henty, who are generally considered to be the first Europeans to establish a permanent agricultural settlement in Victoria, Australia...
James Todd (Canadian settler)
In 1865, James Todd (1832–1925) and his family established a ranch south-east of Kamloops, British Columbia. He and Lewis (Lew) Campbell could be considered the first settlers of Barnhartvale, British...
Alexis St. Martin
Alexis Bidagan St. Martin (April 18, 1802 – June 24, 1880) was a Canadian voyageur who is known for his part in experiments on digestion in humans, conducted by the American Army physician William Bea...
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Patrick Durack
Patrick Durack (March 1834 – 20 January 1893) was a pastoral pioneer in Western Australia. His family were struggling tenant farmers from Magherareagh near Scarriff in County Clare, Ireland who moved...
George Clarke (New Zealand pioneer)
George Clarke (29 June 1823 – 10 March 1913) was an Australian-born New Zealand pioneer and educationist.
George Clarke was born in Parramatta, New South Wales, the son of George Clarke, an early ...
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Richard Talbot (colonist)
Richard Talbot (1772 – January 29, 1853), was a soldier and subsequently a promoter of immigration. He was from County Tipperary in Ireland.He left Ireland with a large group of potential settle...
Albert Faille
Albert Faille (1887-1973) was an early pioneer, explorer, trapper and prospector of the Canadian North. He was born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1887. Faille spent his early years working in lumber camps...
Thomas Shuldham O'Halloran
Thomas Shuldham O'Halloran (25 October 1797 – 16 August 1870) was the first Police Commissioner and first Police Magistrate of South Australia.
O'Halloran was born in Berhampore (now Baharampur) I...
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John Troyer
John Troyer (3 February 1753 – 28 February 1842) was a farmer, businessman, medical practitioner, and exorcist in the Norfolk County, Ontario region.Troyer and family emigrated from southeaster...
Richard Craig (adventurer)
Richard Craig (1812 – 14 July 1855) was a free settler in the colony of New South Wales, a convicted criminal, an escaped convict, and a pardoned convict who worked as a stockman and drover.
Richa...
Hugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron Delamere
The Rt. Hon. Hugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron Delamere, KCMG (28 April 1870 – 13 November 1931), styled The Honourable from birth until 1887, was a British peer. He was one of the first and most influenti...
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Martin Mason (pioneer)
Martin Mason (circa 1765 – 1812) was a surgeon, magistrate and commander who is notable as a pioneer settler of Australia, and also as a supporter of Captain Bligh following the 1808 Rebellion at Sydn...