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The first ones to colonise North America were the _________ and __________. 


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A
British
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B
French
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C
Spanish
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D
Portuguese

Solution

The correct options are
C Spanish
D Portuguese
The first ones to colonise North America were the Portuguese and Spanish. The British were not in the picture at that time. They possessed theoretical claim over America when explorer John Cabot  set out on a voyage under the English king’s commission and reached the coast of Nova Scotia in 1497.

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