FACTOID # 21: 15% of Army recruits from South Dakota are Native American, which is roughly the same percentage for female Army recruits in the state.
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  • Historically, people who migrated to settle permanently in colonies controlled by their country of origin were called colonists or settlers.
  • There is a board game called Settlers of Catan that is commonly referred to as "Settlers".

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Settlers are (a) in prehistory, people who have migrated to different geographic regions or (b) in recent history, people who have migrated from the land of their birth to live permanently in colonies, sometimes which are controlled militarily by their home country.
The term settler is not usually used in relation to the later histories of well-established and/or independent, postcolonial countries with continuing immigration, like the present-day United States, Canada or Australia, where terms like immigrants are preferred.
Some historians maintain that Palestinians are descended mostly from Arab settlers in the Land of Israel (which the Roman Emperor Hadrian renamed Palestine in 135 CE), after the Caliphate conquered the area in the 7th Century.
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