Chapter 3: Colonies Take Root

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In History
  • Jan 1st, 1558

    First colony in Roanoke

    First colony in Roanoke
    This colony was the first on Roanoke Island, but was abandoned a year later.
  • Jan 1st, 1565

    Spain Builds First Permant Settlement

  • Colony Abandoned

    Colony Abandoned
    Roanoke Colony was abandoned.
  • Dutch Start East India Company

  • Jamestown Founded

    Jamestown Founded
    The founding of the Jamestown colony.
  • Jamestown Colonists Die

    Jamestown Colonists Die
    Only 38 colonists survived starvation, harsh winter, and disease.
  • John Smith Leaves Jamestown

    The founder and leader of Jamestown, John Smith, is forced to leave the colony.
  • House of Burgesses Elected

    House of Burgesses Elected
    The House of Burgesses is founded.
  • The Mayflower Compact

    The Mayflower Compact is written and signed.
  • Jamestown Improves

    Jamestown Improves
    Conditions in Jamestown improve.
  • Puritans Set Sail

    Puritans Set Sail
    900 puritans sail to the Americas in 11 ships.
  • English Civil War

    (1640's)
  • Englan Takes Over New Amsterdam

  • WILLIAM PENN CREATES THE COLONY OF PENNSYLVANIA

    GO PENNSYLVANIA!!!
  • Georgia is Founded

  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1550
    to

    Colonies Take Root

    These events in histery show our steps twords advancement in technology, government, and basic living.