French and Indian War

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus "discovers" America

    Christopher Columbus was the first person to "discover" America. While he was trying to find a rout to India he Found America because America is inbetween Europ and India if you travle West.
  • Period: Oct 12, 1492 to

    French and Indian War

  • Jamestown Colony created

    Jamestown was the first perment English settlement in America.Its first profitable export was Tabacco. It was Also Where Pocahontas saved John Rolfes life.
  • Plymouth Colony created

    Around 100 English men and women set sail for the New World aboard the Mayflower. They ancord at Plymouth Rock, where half of them died during the first winter ,and they also had first Thanksgiving.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony created

    The Massachusetts Bay Colony was made up of Puritans from England comming to America to get away from the King because. He let the Queen practice the Roman Catholic religion, and raise their children practicing Catholicism. when the Puritans beleived they had to to purify the Church of England from Catholics.
  • New Amsterdam becomes New York

    Dutch Governor Peter Stuyvesant surrenderd New Amsterdam, the capital of New Netherland, to Colonel Richard Nicolls. he hopped to resist the Brittish but he was a bad leader and his people didnt support him.
  • William Penn creates Pennsylvania

    The King of England gave William Penn alot of land in America becuase, He owed the Penn family money from a loan his father made.The land included presnt day Pennsylvania and Delaware.Willam Penn created pennsylvania for a safe place for Quakers.
  • Albany Congress meets

    Albany Congresses purpose to meet was to get the loyalty of the Iroquois Confederacy for the British Colonies insted of the French.150 representatives of the tribes withdrew without committing themselves to the British cause.
  • George Washington assaults Fort Duquesne

    The assults on Fort Duquesne took place at Fayette County, Pennsylvania. It was one of the first battles of the French and Indian War. It was also the only time when George Washington surrenderd.
  • The French & Indian War concludes

    The French and Indian War ended by the Treaty of Paris.The Treaty of Paris was signed one year after the British victory on the Plains of Abraham where Quebec was forced to surrender to the Brittish after both of there commanders died.