• Queen Elizabeth death at 69YO

  • King James agrees to a Bible translation request

    King James agrees to puritans request to name a Bible translation the "King James Translation"
  • First barrels of Tobacco reach England

    The very first cured tobacco reaches England from Virginia
  • Virginia buys slaves to work tobacco fields

  • Puritans arrive in Massachusetts after being blown off course

  • Pilgrims in Massachusetts have a meal with Indians

    The Struggling Pilgrims have a mean with chief Massasoit and are thankful, thus begins Thanksgiving.
  • The Dutch establish Fort Orange

    Fort Orange, a fur trading post, is established in what would be present day Albany, NY.
  • Boston is founded

  • Charles town is founded on the coast of the Carolina colonies