Unit One Timeline- Jason Hart c4

By jhart97
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus "discovers" America

    Columbus "discovers" America
    Columbus had reached "India". This brought the attention of Europe to the new land. Columbus died not knowing that he found new land.
  • Jamestown is Born

    Jamestown is Born
    Founded by the London Company, Jamestown became the first English settlement.
  • The Plymouth Colony is Created

    The Plymouth Colony is Created
    On this day the Mayflower has landed on what will soon be Plymouth.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony created

    On this day, people from the Massachusetts Bay Company land in what will become Massachusetts.
  • New Amsterdam becomes New York

    New Amsterdam becomes New York
    Peter Stuyvesant, a Dutch governor, surrenders New Amsterdam to the english and retreats. Then from there it would be called New York.
  • William Penn creates Pennsylvania

    Origianal called New Wales, then Sylvania, Pennsylvania, William Penn buys land for Quakers to have religious freedom.
  • Albany Congress meets

    Albany Congress meets
    Some time in the spring of 1754, the Albany Congress meets to discuss political issues such as creating new layers of government, war, and taxes.
  • George Washington assaults Fort Duquesne

    George Washington attacks Fort Duquesne with several other soldiers and latter has to surrender.
  • The French & Indian War concludes

    France retreats after a bloody battle against the British.