13 Colonies

  • Roanoke Colony was established.

    Roanoke Colony was established.
    Roanoke was the first colony in America but it was not successful at all. It was later distroyed by a fire and completely dispeared. It is also known as the Lost Colony.
  • Jamestown is founded

    Jamestown is founded
    Jamestown was the first successful colony. King James 1 gave the Virginia Company. They also founded the colony.
  • 110 additional colonist came.

    110 additional colonist came.
    110 additional colonist came to Jamestown in January.
  • First export trade.

    First export trade.
    In 1608 export trade was sent from Jamestown to England. Included iron ore and lumber.
  • Tobacco is first planted.

    Tobacco is first planted.
    Native tobacco was planted and harvested.
  • Starving Time

    Starving Time
    About 440 colonists died during the Starving Time from starvation and disease.
  • Pocahontas marry's John Rolfe

    Pocahontas marry's John Rolfe
    A native indian named Pocahontas who helped the colonists married a colonist name John Rolfe.
  • Africans brought over to Jamestown

    Africans brought over to Jamestown
    In 1619 Africans were brought over to America to work as slaves for the colonists of Jamestown.
  • Mayflower arrives in Cape Cod.

    Mayflower arrives in Cape Cod.
    The Mayflower ship arrives in Cape Cod looking to make a new colony. But they did not come for money like most, they came for religious freedom. 101 colonists came on the ship and only 2 died. A native indian named Squanto who could speak english taught them how to plant corn, fish, and hunt.
  • First treaty between colonists and natives was signed.

    First treaty between colonists and natives was signed.
    The pilgrims in Plymouth and indians both signed a treaty, a peace pact.