Came to practice relegious beliefs, but didnt want to break away from the church of england.
They wanted to amke the church more pure, so they were called the puritans.
They built salem, a village on Massachusettes bay.
John Winthrop arrives
John Wintrop leads 2nd group of puritans to Massachusettes nay colony.
Wintrops group named there settlement Boston, after a town in england.
John Wintrops was elected governor of the Massachusettes bay colony.
Maryland was founded
Disagreements with church and goverment in Massachusettes
Anne Hutchinson and Roger Williams were to people who believed the puritans church should be separated from the colonys goverment.
Puritan leaders voted to expel Williiams from Massachusettes.
Connecticut is founded
Puritans founded Hardvard College, now known as Hardvard University
First college in the english colonys
Rhode Island is founded
Anne Hutchinson is forced to leave Masachusettes
Both Williams and Hutchinson started settlement that joined to form Rhode Island colony
Delaware was founded
Maryland passed the tolerantion act. This act gave the religous freedom to all christians
New York and New Jersey was founded
King Phillip's War
Disagreements over land led to war between the colonists and Native Americans.
Metacomet or King Phillip, the leader of the wampanoag, united many tribes to fight against the colonist.
Hundreds of colonist and thousands of Native Americans, including the metacomet were killled.
Pennsylvania was founded
William Penn, an english quaker, got approval to start a colony. He named it Pennsylvania.
He also became the owner or proprietor of delaware.
Penn wrote The Frame of Goverment of Pennsylvania. It gave people freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the right to a trial by jury.
Trading ships carrying goods and raw materials also carried enslaved people from central and western africa.
Middle Passage- Millions of enslaved africans were placed on ships and forced to travel across the atlantic ocean from africa to the english colonies.
North and South Carolina
Carolina was split into two colonies- North and South Carolina.
New religious movement begins. It "awakened", or rewened, many peoples intrest in religion.
Poor poeple, women, and enslvaed poeple even started taking park of religious gatherings.
Georgia was founded
Fort Moose was the first free African settlement in North America.
Some were set free by their owners; others bought there freedom.