unit 1: French + Indian War

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus "discovers" America

    Columbus "discovers" America
    Columbus landed at the island of San Salvador in theCaribbean on this day. He later told Europeans about this temitory, and they began to colonize in North and South America.
  • Jamestown Colony created

    Jamestown Colony created
    jamestown was a colony made in may 14th 1607. It was one of the original 13 colonies. In order to make this colony they actualy set up a trade company that sold shares to make cash.
  • Plymouth Colony created

    Plymouth Colony created
    Colony founded by the Pilgrims at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in December, 1620. Many of the 102 passengers who sailed from England aboard the Mayflower died. The survivors formed the Plymouth Colony. They faced great hardship but made friends with neighboring Native Americans.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony created

    Massachusetts Bay Colony created
    On June 12, 1630, the flagship of the Massachusetts Bay Company arrived in Salem to officially found the new colony. The company was founded by English Puritans most of whom were educated and wealthy. A fleet of eleven ships brought hundreds of settlers to Salem. John Winthrop became the first governor of the colony.
  • New Amsterdam becomes New York

    New Amsterdam becomes New York
    Dutch Governor Peter Stuyvesant surrenderd New Amsterdamthe capital of New Netherland to an English naval squadron under Colonel Richard Nicolls. Because of this we have New York as a state withough conflict.
  • William Penn creates Pennsylvania

    William Penn creates Pennsylvania
    On March 4, 1681 as dictated in a royal charter granted by King Charles II of England. Pennsylvania got its name for William Penn's father. This colony went on to be one of the biggest colonies we had.
  • Albany Congress meets

    Albany Congress meets
    The Albany Congress met in Albany from June 19 to July 11, 1754 having meeting every day. they had one goal that they wanted to reach it was diplomacy with the indians.
  • George Washington assaults Fort Duquesne

    George Washington assaults Fort Duquesne
    This was the first assault of the french and indian war. George washington lead this fight and during the fight his army surrenderd. this was the start of a war.
  • The French & Indian War concludes

    The French & Indian War concludes
    This was the end of the 7 year war. it was a hard fight but in the end we got together and signed a peace treaty to end conflict between us.