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*[[:Category:Huguenots|Huguenots]] (French Protestants) settled [[Florida, United States Genealogy|Florida]] in 1564, 43 years before [[Virginia , United States Genealogy|Jamestown]].
*The [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statue_of_Liberty Statue of Liberty] was a gift from [[France Genealogy|France]] to the [[United States|United States]].
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_immigration_statistics More people] have come from [[Italy Genealogy|Italy]] and [[Germany Genealogy|Germany]] to America than from any other nations.
*More than 3/4 of American colonists arrived as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indentured_servants indentured servants], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penal_transportation convicts] or [[African American Slavery and Bondage|slaves]].
*The U.S. National Archives has both [http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2000/fall/us-canada-immigration-records-1.html Canadian] and [http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/immigration/border-mexico.html Mexican] border crossing records.
*Library and Archives Canada has [httphttps://www.collectionscanadabac-lac.gc.ca/genealogyeng/discover/immigration/Pages/022-908-eintroduction.html aspx border crossing records] of Americans into Canada.
*Some American colonists had their [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/19273001&referer=brief_results last will and testament sent back to England] for probate.
*Up to 90 percent of [[Ireland|Irish]] and [[Greece|Greek]] immigrants [http://www.americanheritage.com/blog/20065_3_198.shtml went back home] from America.
*[http://stevemorse.org/#castle One-Step Castle Garden] links to Stephen P. Morse's various excellent search tools for 1855-1891 New York City arrivals
*[http://www.ellisisland.org/ Ellis Island Record Search] Ellis Island's site including search index 1892-1924, manifest images, history, photos and more
*[httphttps://www.castlegardenlibertyellisfoundation.org/searcherexpanded-passenger-records-release The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.php Castle Garden] index of New York City passenger arrivals 1820-1913 (no images)
*[http://immigrantships.net Immigrant Ships Transcriber's Guild] transcripts and index of over 10,000 ships' passenger lists
*[http://www.pricegen.com/immigrantservants/search/simple.php Immigrant Servants Database] indexes indentured servants who came to the colonies
'''National Archives collections'''
*[httphttps://www.collectionscanadabac-lac.gc.ca/genealogyeng/discover/immigration/Pages/022-908-eintroduction.html aspx Library and Archives Canada] 15 Canadian immigrant name indexes, passenger lists before 1865, 1865-1935, ocean arrivals 1919-1924, border entries 1919-1924, after 1935, immigrants from Russia, British home children orphan immigrants, passports, and citizenship papers
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/immigration/passenger-arrival.html U.S. National Archives] ship passenger arrival records and land border entries 1800-1819, 1820-1959, links to immigration databases
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