10 imortant events in the 13 coloines

  • virgina dare

    Virginia Dare was first child born in the colonies
  • English defeat Spanish

    English defeat Spanish armada of King Philip II
  • Jamestown founded

    First permanent English colony in New World
  • Squanto

    The Indian, Squanto, learned English in England after fleeing Spain
  • new hampshire

    Settlements begin in New Hampshire
  • first settlements

    First settlements in Connecticut include Hartford and Windsor
  • first college

    First college in the colonies, later named after Rev. John Harvard
  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin born in Boston
  • George Washington

    George Washington born in Virginia on February 22; dies in 1799
  • British traders

    British traders begin working shores of Lake Erie, compete with French