The French And Indan War

  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus "discovers" America

    Columbus sailed the seas in the ocean and then discovered america.
  • Jamestown Colony created

    Explorers had been landing in America for some time before English settlers arrived in what is now Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607.
  • 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.
  • William Penn creates Pennsylvania

    March 4th 1681, William Penn received a grant from
    King Charles II of England for what is now known as
    Pennsylvania..Penn’s Woods
  • George Washington assaults Fort Duquesne

    Virginians away on Apr. 17, 1754, and completed the fort; they named it after the Marquis de Duquesne, governor-general of New France. George Washington's Virginia militia had failed to reach the fort before the arrival of the French (see Fort Necessity ).
  • Albany Congress meets

    Twenty-three delegates would meet in Albany, New York from June 19 to July 11, 1754. While on his way to this Congress as a delegate for Pennsylvania.
  • The French & Indian War concludes

    The French and Indian war was ended. (1744-1773)
  • New Amsterdam becomes New York

    On July 26, 1788, New York became the 11th state in the union, and New York ..... colony known as New Netherlands (and its city New Amsterdam) in 1664. ... of the colony and so it was that the state and the city become called New York.
  • 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. Oct 1, 1999 ... It was the Pilgrims who established Plymouth Colony. It was the Pilgrims who celebrated that first Thanksgiving with the Indians.