By Ovajdos
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown became the first permanent settlement in America.
  • The House of Burgesses

    The House of Burgesses
    The House of Burgesses was the first representative assembly in America and it met for the first time in Virginia, and the first African slaves were brought to Jamestown.
  • The Plymouth Colony

    The Plymouth Colony
    The Plymouth Colony was established in Massachusetts by Pilgrims in England. The Mayflower Compact was signed which is an agreement that forms the basis of the colony's government.
  • Invention

    A Frenchman named Jean-Baptiste Denys invents a method for Blood Transfusion.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony Founded

    Massachusetts Bay Colony Founded
    The Massachusetts Bay Colony was a colony located near modern-day Boston and Salem Massachusetts. It was founded by the investors of the Massachusetts Bay Company and its colonists were mainly puritans. It quickly became the largest colony in New England and was the mother colony of Rhode Island and Connecticut.
  • Peace Treaty

    Peace Treaty
    The Dutch and the Hudson River Valley Indigenous people sign a peace treaty, ending four years of warfare.
  • Virginia Law

    Virginia Law
    In Virginia, the first law was passed to help define the nature of slavery in the colonies. The law stated that the children of a slave mother inherited her condition.
  • British Glorious Revolution

    British Glorious Revolution
    Further political unrest in Britain resulted in another change in monarchs. James II was replaced by Protestant William and his wife Mary. The Revolution was peaceful and bloodless, resulting in it being called glorious.