In 1 Nephi 13 Nephi states:
12 And I looked and beheld a man among the Gentiles (Columbus), who was separated from the seed of my brethren (the native Indians) by the many waters; and I beheld the Spirit of God, that it came down and wrought upon the man; and he went forth upon the many waters, even unto the seed of my brethren, who were in the promised land.
16 And it came to pass that I, Nephi, beheld that the Gentiles who had gone forth out of captivity (The British and other Europeans) did humble themselves before the Lord; and the power of the Lord was with them.
17 And I beheld that their mother Gentiles (The British) were gathered together upon the waters, and upon the land also, to battle against them.
18 And I beheld that the power of God was with them (the colonies), and also that the wrath of God was upon all those that were gathered together against them to battle.
19 And I, Nephi, beheld that the Gentiles that had gone out of captivity were delivered by the power of God out of the hands of all other nations.
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