13 Colonies

  • Virginia is founded

    Virginia is founded
  • Massachusetts is founded

  • New Hampshire is founded

  • The First Puritans Arrive

    Came to pratcie religious beliefs, but didn't want to break away from the Church of England like the Pligrims.
    They wanted to make the church more pure, so they were called Piritans.
    They bult Salem, a village on Masschusetts Bay.
  • John Winthrop Arrives

    John Winthrop leads 2nd group of Puritans to Masschuestts Bay colony.
    Winthrop's group named their settlement Boston, after a town in England.
    John Winthrop was elected governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • Maryland Found

  • Disagreements with church and government in Massachusetts

    Anne Hutchinson and Roger Williams were two people who believed the Puritan church should be separate from the colony's government.
    Puritan leaders voted to expel Williams from Massachusetts.
    Connecticut is founded.
  • Puritans founded Harvard College

    Puritans founded Harvard College
    Harvard is also known as Harvard University.
    First College in the English colonies.
    Rhode Island is founded.
  • Anne Hutchinson

    Anne Hutchinson
    Anne is forced to leave Massachusetts.
    Both Williams and Hutchinson started settlements that joined to form the Rhode Island Colony.
  • Delaware is founded

  • Toleration Act

    Marland passed the Toleration Act. This Act gave religious freedom to all Christians.
  • New York and New Jersey is founded

  • King Phillip's War

    Disagreements over land led war between the colonists and Native Americans.
    Metacoment or KIng Phillip, the leader of the Wampanoag, united many tribes to fight against the colonists.
    Hundreds of colonists and thousand Native Americans, including Metacomet were killed.
  • Pennsylvania is 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 Government of Pennsylvania. It gave poeple freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the right to trial by jury.
  • Middle Passage

    Trading ships carrying goods and raw materials also carried enslaved people from central and western Africa.
    Middle Passage- Millions of enslaved Aficans were placed on ships and forced to travel acroos the Atlantic Ocean from Africa bto the English colonies.
  • North and South Carolina

    Carolina was split into colonies - North and South Carolina
  • Great Awakening

    New religious Movement begins. It "awakening", or renewed, many people's interest in religion.
    Poor people, women, and enslaved people even started taking part in religions gatherings.
  • Georgia is founded

  • Fort Mose

    Fort Mose
    Fort Mose was the first free African settlementin North America.
    Some were set free by their owners: others bought their freedom.