Early Euro-American Settler Distribution (image) University of Utah Share Print E-Mail Caption Early Euro-Americans settled the best agricultural areas first, and most often. Later arrivals chose areas with the next-best agricultural potential, and so on. Credit Peter Yaworsky Usage Restrictions noncommercial, with attribution Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.