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In History
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    English Reformation

  • Encomienda System in New World

    Granted by Spanish Crown in Florida
  • French Traders established Port Royal in Acadia

  • King James made peace with Spain

  • The Virginia Company was established

  • Englishmen claimed Virginia for Britain

  • Quebec was established

    Samuel de Champlain was its leader
  • Dutch commissioned Henry Hudson to find the Northwest Passage

  • Jamestown - Four hundred settlers arrived

    They overwhelmed Jamestown, resulting in the "starving time"
  • Sante Fe established in New Mexico

  • Pocahontas married John Rolfe

  • Virginia's first tobacco crop

    John Rolfe crossed tobacco strains
  • The Virginia Company established the House of Burgesses

  • Virginia imported the first enslaved laborers

  • The Netherlands chartered Dutch West India Company

  • Powhatan died

  • Opechancanough launched surprise attack

    He killed over 350 colonists in one day
  • New Amsterdam formed on Manhattan Island

  • Period: to

    Coronation of King Charles I

  • Peter Minuit "bought" Manhattan from the wrong people

  • Great Migration

  • Period: to

    Pequot War

  • English Revolution

  • The First African marriage in New World

  • Period: to

    Governor Kieft's War

  • Navigation Act

  • Period: to

    The Two Esopus Wars

  • New Netherland handed to England and renamed New York

  • Charles Town founded

  • The Great Swamp Fight

  • Period: to

    King Philip's War

  • Bacon's Rebellion

  • France criminalized Protestantism

    Huguenots were persecuted in the New World
  • The Dominion of New England Established

  • Glorious Revolution

  • Period: to

    Salem Witch Trials