Unit 1: French and Indian War

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  • Oct 12, 1492

    •Columbus "discovers" America

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

    Jamestown Colony
    On this date 144 english men colonized in Virgina along the Virgina River. It was named after King James 1.
  • Plymouth Colony

    Plymouth Colony
    On this date the Mayflower landed at Cape Cod and named the colony Plymouth
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony

    Massachusetts Bay Colony
    In 1628 a group of Puritans, led by John Winthrop and Thomas Dudley, convinced the king to let them have an area of land between the Massachusetts Bay and Charles River.
  • New Amsterdam becomes New York

    New Amsterdam becomes New York
    The expedition against New Amsterdam was organized by the Duke of York,then King James II. and the city named in his honor.
  • William Penn creates Pennsylvania

    William Penn creates Pennsylvania
    William Penn founded Pennsylvania with a land grant that was owed his dead Father. His goal was to create a colony that allowed religious freedom.
  • Albany Congress meets

    Benjamin Franklin's Albany Plan of 1754 was an attempt to solve problems faced by the Colonist.
  • George Washington assaults Fort Duquesne

    George Washington's Virginia militia had failed to reach the fort before the arrival of the French.
  • The French & Indian War concludes

    The French & Indian War concludes