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In History
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in America, was founded.
  • Santa Fe

    Santa Fe
    The first permanent European settlement in the Southwest was established.
  • House of Burgesses

    House of Burgesses
    The House of Burgesses was established
  • Plymouth

    Plymouth colony was established in Massachusetts by Pilgrims.
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    The Great Puritan Migration

    The Puritans began migrating to New England due to all the persecution they were facing in England. Lead by John Winthrop.
  • First Constitution

    First Constitution
    This was the first written constitution in the colonies. The document stated people had the right to elect governors, judges, and legislators.
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    The passage of The Acts of Trade and Navigation were a series of English laws that promoted, developed, and regulated ships, shipping, trade, and commerce between other countries.
  • Carolinas Founded

    Carolinas Founded
    King Charles II gave eight men the opportunity to settle south of Virginia where the Carolinas would come to be founded.
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    King Philip's War

    Armed conflict between Native Americans and immigrants whom were taking the Native's lands.
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    Salem Witch Trials

    Series of hearings and prosecutions in Massachusetts for people being accused of witchcraft. 30 people were found guilty and 19 of them were hung.