And that's after a couple of hundred years. Next to nothing in population really, which is why it got lost!!
Please... save me comparing the Spanish and the British advance in North America ... Spaniards needed 40 years to go from coast to Nebraska-Kansas-Wyoming...British needed 100 years to go from Coast to the inner side in Carolinas!
Francisco Vásquez de Coronado was the first European to set foot on Nebraska soil. Maybe our dear John illustrates us about the rapid British advance in North America .