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In History
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown was founded in southeast Virginia.
  • Tobacco

    The first tobacco crop is planted.
  • House of Burgesses

    The House of Burgesses meets for the first time.
  • Slaves

    The first African slaves are brought to Jamestown
  • Pilgrims

    English Pilgrims land in Massachusetts and form Plymouth Colony.
  • Maryland Founded

    The second British colony is formed. Maryland was named after the queen and was created to be a colony for Catholics.
  • New Colonies

    Connecticut is founded by Thomas Hooker. Rhode Island and Providence Plantations is founded by Roger Williams.
  • Population

    The population in the colonies was estimated at around 50,500.
  • First Quakers

    The first Quakers arrive in New England.
  • Charles Town

    Charles Town (Charleston) founded in modern day South Carolina.
  • Bacon's Rebellion

    Virginia settlers hold an armed rebellion against Colonial Governor William Berkeley.
  • Pennsylvania Established

    William Penn establishes Pennsylvania.
  • Salem Witch Trials

    The Salem Witch Trials were a series of hearings where over two-hundred people were accused of witchcraft. Nineteen were hung, and five people died in prison.
  • College of William and Mary Founded

    College of William and Mary founded in Williamsburg, Virginia.