Unit 1: French + Indian War

  • Oct 12, 1492

    •Columbus "discovers" America

    Columbus was looking for India and landed on the Carribean on the island San Salvador.
  • Jamestown Colony created

    144 English men and boys created Jamestown. It is named after King James the first.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony created

    The colony was founded by English Puritans. John Winthrop was the first governor of the colony.
  • New Amsterdam becmoes New York

    They traveled on the ship Halve Maen (Half Moon). The captain of the ship was Henry Hudson.
  • William Penn creates Pennsylvania

    This place was named after King Penn the third.
    The land was given to William Penn because the person who gave it to him couldnt pay him wish money they payed him with land.
  • Plymouth Colony created

    This colony was created by the Pilgrims and most of the people who sailed over on the Mayflower died. One of the leaders of the Plymouth colony William Bradford.
  • Albany Congress meets

    The congress met with the Native Americans.They met to stop the French and Indian War
  • George Washington assaults Fort Duquesne

    George Washington didnt reach the fort when the French got there.
  • The French & Indian War concludes

    The French and Indian war ended.