• Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus sets sail

    On August 3, 1492, Columbus and his crew set sail for the East Indies.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus lands in America

    On October 12, 1492 Christopher Columbus and his crew landed in America
  • Jan 1, 1511

    First African Slaves

    In 1511, the first slaves from Africa landed in America.
  • Jan 1, 1521

    Conquering the Aztecs

    In 1521, Hernado Cortes conquered the Aztec Empire. The Aztec's arrows and spears were could not match the muskets and cannons the Spaniards carried.
  • Jan 1, 1533

    Conquering the Incans

    In 1533 Pizzaro's army killed the Incan emperor Adahulpa after recieving their gold. The Incans then fled to Cajamarca and Pizzaro captured the empire with ease.
  • Jamestown

    In 1607, the english founded the colony Jamestown. It had a very rough start because the people of Jamestown were more interested in find gold, then surviving
  • Plymouth

    In 1620, the english founded their second colony, which was in Plymouth. They started the colony seeking religious freedom from England
  • French And Indian War

    In 1763, the French won the war between them and the Indians.