1600-1700

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  • 1607 James Town

    1607 James Town
    Roughly 100 men, who were called the Virginia Company landed on a peninsula in the James River, which was the first permanent English settlement, and was named James Town.
  • The Refracting Telescope

    The Refracting Telescope
    In the year 1608, a dutch man named Hans Lippershey invented the first Refracting telescope, which began a revolution in astronomy.
  • The first slaves in Jamestown

    The first slaves in Jamestown
    In the year 1619 was the start of a tragic tail for African Americans. On August 19, 1619 about 20 slaves were sent to Jamestown in Virginia where many more were to come and in later years Virginia became a base for many African Americans due to the newly wanted crop Tobacco.
  • Plymouth Colony

    Plymouth Colony
    The Plymouth Colony was a colony established in Massachusetts by the British
  • The Seized New Amsterdam

    The Seized New Amsterdam
    The British take New Amsterdam from the Dutch.
  • Bacteria found through microscope

    Bacteria found through microscope
    Van Leeuwenhoek was the first person to observe tiny organisms under a microscope.
  • steam boat invented

    steam boat invented
    In the year 1689, the first steam powered machine was invented by English engineer Thomas Savery.
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    Thirty year war

    In 1618 a war began after a battle among Catholic and Protestants though as time went on the religious war turned into a fight for governing in Europe. Though in the end of the conflict both parties signed the Peace of Westphalia, which ended the Thirty year war.