English Colonies Timeline

Timeline created by areyes16
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Roanoke colony 2 First English Expediton to Roanoke John White traveled to Roanoke,an island off of North Carolina.Later,he became governor of Roanoke and brought more settlers
Hsv americas story student 100 One American Story John White convinced raleigh to try again to establish the roanoke colony with the disastrous result desirited in one american story
Battles takes place The Defeat of the Spanish Armada The spanish armada was to conquer england and restore catholicism to the patrons. In the samll but fast craft,england confused and crippled, the armada retreated.This battle was significate because it made the spanish seem weak and that took alot of power away from them
Jamestownthatchedroofhouse Jamestown is founded In 1607, the virginia company of london financed an expedition to chesapek Bay that included more than 100 colonies.They sailed up to james river until they founded a spot to settle which is now know as Jamestown
Starving time Starving Time During the Starving Time the colonists ate rats, mice, and snakes only 60 of the colonists were still alive when two ships arrived in 1610
Tobacco plant Tobacco Development In 1612 John Rolfe devlop a high grade tobacco that the colonists learned to grow. It quickly became very popular in england
Imagesca15w1ys Conflicts with the powhatan In an effort to improve relations between the english colonists and powhatan, John Rolfe marred chief Powhatans Daughter, Pocahantas, in 1614
00034315 House of Burgesses To provide for more local control,the company decuded wgat burgesses or elected representive, the colonists would meet once a year for a assembly
Trading Conflicts with the Powhatan In reponse to land grabs by the colonists the Powhatn killed hundreds of Jamestowns resident.
Colonial exp Bacons Rebellion Bacon demanded that Berkely approve the war against the native american to sieze their land for tobacco plantation