13 Colonies

By Kayk808
  • Virginia is Founded

  • Massachusetts

  • New Hampshire is Founded

  • the first Puritans Arrive

    Came to practice religious believes, but didn't want to break away from the Church of England like the Pilgrims.

    They wanted to make the church more pure, so they were called the Puritans.
    They built Salem, a villige on Massaachusetts Bay.
  • John Winthrop Arrives

    John Winthrop leads second group of Puritans to Massachusetts Bay Colony.

    Winthrop's group named their settlement Boston, after a town in England.
    John Winthrop was elcted Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • Maryland is Founded

  • Disagreement With Church and Government in Massachusetts

    Anne Hutchinson and Roger Williams were two people who believed the Puritan CHurch should be seperate from the Colony's Government.
    Puritan leaders voted to expell Williams from Massachusetts.
    Connecticut is founded.
  • Puritans Founded Harvard College, now known as Harvard University

    First college in the English Colonies.
    Rhode Island is founded
  • Anne Hutchison is forced to leave Massachusetts

    Both Williams and Hutchinson started settlements that joined to form the Rhode Island Colony
  • Delaware is founded

  • Toleration Act

    Maryland passed the Toleration Act.
    This act gave religious freedon to all Christians.
  • New York and New Jersey is Founded

  • King Phillip's War

    Disagreement over land led to war between the colonists and Native Americans.
    Metacomet or King Phillip, the leader of the Wampanoag, united many tripes to fight against the colonists.
    Hundreds of colonists and thousands of Native Americans, incliding 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 preprietor of Delaware.
    Penn wrote "The Frame of Government of Pennsylvania. It gave people freedom of speach, freedom of religion, and the right to to a trial by injury.
  • Middle Passage

    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 colinies -- North and South Carolina
  • Great Awakening

    New Religious movements begins. It "awakened", or renewed, many people's interest in religion.
    Poor people, women, and enslaved people even started taking oart in religious gatherings.
  • Georgia is Founded

  • Fort Mose

    Fort Mose was the first free African settlement in North America.
    Some were set free by their owners; others bought their freedom.