Unit 1: French and Indian War

  • Oct 12, 1492

    •Columbus "discovers" America

    •Columbus "discovers" America
    on this day, Columbus landed at San Salvador in the Caribbean. His "discovery" led Europeans to start colonizing in South America.
  • •Jamestown Colony created

    This was the first english settlement, Jamestown is in what is now known as Virginia
  • •Plymouth Colony created

    Thecolony was mostly occupied by pilgrims. It is in the present-day state of Massachusetts.
  • •Massachusetts Bay Colony created

    •Massachusetts Bay Colony created
    This colony was centered around the present day cities of Boston and Salem, which are in present-day Massachusetts.
  • •New Amsterdam becomes New York

    •New Amsterdam becomes New York
    It was named New York because the Duke of York is the one who captured it.
  • •William Penn creates Pennsylvania

    He Created Pennsylvania from a debt of 16000 pounds owed to his father that he got when his father passed.
  • •Albany Congress meets

    was an attempt to resolve two pressing problems in the Ohio Valley of the American Colonies.
  • •George Washington assaults Fort Duquesne

    After he attacked, the Frech who escaped ordered the building of Fort Necessity, in order to gain back the fort.
  • •The French & Indian War concludes

    •The French & Indian War concludes
    The War officially came to an end on February 10, 1763, with the signing of the Treaty of Paris.