SAT Subject US History Practice Question 1010: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 1010

1. Which of the following events occurred LAST?

A. Establishment of St. Augustine
B. Establishment of Jamestown
C. Establishment of Quebec
D. Signing of the Treaty of Tordesillas
E. Discovery of America by Columbus

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

Quebec, the first permanent French settlement in North America, was founded in 1608. St. Augustine, the first European settlement in the United States, was established by the Spanish in 1565. Jamestown was established by the British in 1607. Columbus set foot on the shores of the New World in 1492. The Treaty of Tordesillas was signed in 1494.

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