Timeline created by gregbarron
In History
  • Jamestown

    The first permanent English settlement is founded.
  • Slaves

    Slaves are brought to America.
  • The House of Burgesses

    The House of Burgesses
    The House of Burgesses, the first representative assembly in America, meets for the first time in Virginia.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The Mayflower Compact is signed.
  • Plymouth Colony

    Plymouth Colony
    The Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts is established.
  • New Amsterdam

    New Amsterdam
    New Amsterdam is founded later to be named New York.
  • Massachusetts Bay

    Massachusetts Bay
    The colony of Massachusetts Bay is founded.
  • Maryland

    The Province of Maryland is founded.
  • Connecticut

    The colony of Connecticut is founded.
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    The colony of Rhode Island is established.
  • New Haven

    New Haven
    The colony of New Haven is established.
  • Delaware Colony

    Delaware Colony
    The Delaware Colony is founded.
  • Beaver Wars

    Beaver Wars
    The Beaver Wars, AKA the French and Iroquois Wars escalate.
  • The Anglo-Powhatan Wars

    The Anglo-Powhatan Wars
    The Anglo-Powhatan Wars were three wars fought between settlers of the Virginia Colony and Algonquin Indians of the Powhatan Confederacy.
  • Maryland Toleration Act

    Maryland Toleration Act
    The Maryland Toleration Act, also known as the Act Concerning Religion, was a law mandating religious tolerance for Trinitarian Christians.
  • King Charles I is Executed.

    King Charles I is Executed.
  • Peach Tree War

    Peach Tree War
    The Peach Tree war was a large-scale attack by the Susquehannock Indians and allied tribes on several New Netherland settlements along the Hudson River in New York.
  • Esopus Wars

    Esopus Wars
    The Esopus Wars were two conflicts between the Esopus tribe of Lenape Indians (Delaware) and New Netherlander colonists.
  • Charles II becomes King

    Charles II becomes King
  • Charles Town

    Charles Town
    Charles Town is founded.