American History from 1600 to 1700

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In History
  • Jamestown is established

    Jamestown is established
    The Pilgrims travel to the new land of Virginia to settle Jamestown wich was the first British settlement in North America.
  • Discovery of the Hudson River

    Discovery of the Hudson River
    Explorer Henry Hudson discovers the river that bears his name.
  • Slaves are brought to Jamestown

    Slaves are brought to Jamestown
    The very first slaves are brought to Jamestown.
  • Smallpox kills Native Americans

    Smallpox kills Native Americans
    The deadly disease of Smallpox kills over 90% of Native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • Plymouth Colony is established

    Plymouth Colony is established
    Plymouth colony was established by the Pilgrims in Massachusetts.
  • Mayflower Compact is signed

    Mayflower Compact is signed
    The Mayflower Compact is signed which set up the first type of American government.
  • Human-powered submarine is invented

    Human-powered submarine is invented
    The very first human powered submarine is invented which helped lead to the invention of the first military submarine in the 1700s.
  • Harvard is established

    Harvard is established
    Harvard University is founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts which was the first university in America.
  • Rhode Islandis founded

    Rhode Islandis founded
    Providence, Rhode Island is founded by Roger Williams.
  • Bay Psalm Book is printed

    Bay Psalm Book is printed
    The Bay Psalm Book is printed making it the first book to ever be printed in North America.
  • Massachusets Bay Colony legalizes slavery

    Massachusets Bay Colony legalizes slavery
    Massachusetts Bay Colony becomes the first colony to legalize slavery.
  • Maryland is founded

    Maryland is founded
    Maryland is founded as a catholic colony and promotes religious tolerance.
  • Colonial population grows

    Colonial population grows
    The population of the colonies reaches 50,400 settlers.
  • Connecticut legalizes slavery

    Connecticut legalizes slavery
    Connecticut legalizes slavery adding to the number of slave colonies.
  • Sieze of New Amsterdam

    Sieze of New Amsterdam
    The English seize New Amsterdam and rename it New York.