Social Studies Timeline #1 (: By latin.lover117 Jan 1, 1607 Jamestown, Virginia was founded Jamestown was the first English settlement of North America. Jan 1, 1620 Seperatists leave England, and Plymouth gets founded. Plymouth later joins Massachussets. Jan 1, 1633 Connecticut gets settled in. Created the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, which is known as the first constitution of America. Jan 1, 1634 Maryland gets settled. They grew tobacco, used slves and used the Act of Tolerance. Jan 1, 1636 Rhode Island gets settled. Founded by Roger Williams Jan 1, 1638 Puritans from Massachussetts move into New Hampshire. The Puritans were looking to "purify" the ways of the English Church because they believed it was too much like the regular churches. Jan 1, 1664 New Netherland was seized and renamed "NewYork." New York turned into a place of religious diversity, and fertile land. Jan 1, 1664 New Jersey is dounded. they had a representative assembly. Jan 1, 1670 Settlers from Barbados arrived in what would later be South Carolina. The Carolinas split in two because the people felt they needed more military defense against the Indians, so they split in two. Jan 1, 1681 Pennsylvania was founded. Believed in hard work and thrift; Turned out to be one of the wealthiest colonies. Founded by William Penn. Jan 1, 1691 North Carolina gets established. North Carolina gets ruled by governers. See South Carolina. Jan 1, 1701 Deleware granted its own assembly. Had shippind, farming and was founded in 1701. Jan 1, 1733 Georgia is settled. Was once one of the strictest colonies, which didn't allow slaves and plantations, had religious diversity. Very strict. Later, turned into a place of slaves, plantations and less strict rules.