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LHS APUSH 2015-16

  • Sep 4, 1500

    Middle Passage

    Middle Passage
  • Period: Sep 3, 1512 to

    Footholds in North America

  • Sep 3, 1513

    La Florida Established

    La Florida Established
    La Florida was founded by Juan Ponce de Leon.
  • Sep 3, 1524

    Giovanni da Verrazano

    Giovanni da Verrazano
    Looking for a direct route to Pacific.
  • Sep 3, 1527

    Cabeza de Vaca

    Cabeza de Vaca
    Cabeza de Vaca lead 4/300 kidnapped to safety.
  • Period: Sep 3, 1534 to Sep 3, 1536

    Jaques Cartier

    Made the first colony attempt and earned Native American distrust on previous expeditions.
  • Period: Sep 3, 1539 to Sep 3, 1543

    De Soto

    Died after a military victory against the Native Americans because too many horses and men were wounded.
  • Sep 3, 1540

    Francisco Vasquez de Coronado

    Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
    Cabeza de Vaca had reported "golden cities". Vasquez wanted to conquer them, but in the process created Native American-Spanish distrust by plundering/raping/being generally horrible to them.
  • Sep 3, 1541

    First French Colony Established

    Many attacks by Stadacona and harsh winters forced the French to abandon the colony 2 years later.
  • Sep 3, 1562

    French Colony in Florida

    Huguenots seeking religious freedom settled in Florida. Spanish saw the Protestants as a threat and destroyed them a year later.
  • Sep 3, 1565

    St. Augustine, Florida Established

    St. Augustine, Florida Established
    St. Augustine was the first lasting European post in the New World. It was a solo military stronghold and served as a base for Franciscan Missions.
  • Roanoke

    Roanoke was the first English settlement in America, it "disappeared" after conflict with Native Americans.
  • New Mexico Established

    New Mexico Established
    Juan de Onate seized a Pueblo and declared the royal colony of Nueva Mexico for Spain. Spain later replaced Onate because of mismanagement and brutality.
  • Virginia Company(s) Chartered

    Virginia Company(s) Chartered
    For More Info Click hereChartered by James I for the purpose of settling in North America There were two. Plymouth failed due to infighting and Native American conflict. The Jamestown colony almost failed but succeeded because of John Smith, who enforced military order, work gangs, sanitation policies, and the concept of "working to eat".
  • Samuel de Champlain

    Samuel de Champlain
    Founded New France at Quebec. The Battle at Lake Champlain was a Native American-French allied conflict against the Mohawks.
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    New Netherland

    The Dutch were Calvinist and wealthy. They settled mainly in New York and relied heavily on the Five Nations Iroquois as military allies and commercial clients.
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    First Anglo-Powhatan War

    The settlers and Natives clashed over land disputes, Pocahontas was captured and married to John Rolfe.
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    New England

  • Tobacco

    John Rolfe is the literal only reason why Jamestown succeeded. Tobacco exports created a need for indentured servants and caused the headright act. Additionally, families needed to live near water to trade their crops. Large plantations caused isolation between families.
  • First Meeting of the House of Burgesses

    First Meeting of the House of Burgesses
    The HoB was the first legislative assembly in the American colonies. Burgesses were elected representatives. Only white men who owned property could elect Burgesses.
  • Mayflower

    Thomas Weston sent over 102 people in the Mayflower. The Mayflower Compact established majority rule and was the first written democratic process in the New World.
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    The Enlightenment

    Combined human reason and skepticism. In America, the enlightened thinkers were Christian, but feared excesses.
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    Second Anglo-Powhatan War

    Left the Virginia Company bankrupt. James I revoked the charter and Virginia became a royal colony.
  • Tobacco sales shrink

    Tobacco sales sank 97%.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony

    Massachusetts Bay Colony
    "A city upon a hill" - attempted to be a model Puritan community for all other sinners. John Winthrop wanted an ideal society with godlike standards for it's people. Every adult male churchgoer was allowed to vote.
  • Marlyand Established

    Marlyand Established
    Lord Baltimore established the proprietary colony of Maryland. The crown only controlled war and trade. Lord Baltimore could appoint all sheriffs and create a local nobility. Marlyand was also a refuge for Catholics. However, the majority of the population was Protestant.
  • Roger Williams Banished

    Roger Williams Banished
    Roger Williams believed in the separation of church and state. He created Providence and Rhode Island.
  • Harvard Established

    Harvard Established
    Created to educate ministers
  • Anne Hutchinson Banished

    Anne Hutchinson Banished
    Strong believer in predestination, doubted clergy's spiritual state, and defied gender norms by advocating for a Purification of the Puritan church. Henry Vane and many members of the assembly supported "free grace" Antinomian politics, but John Winthrop was voted back into office and began purging the Antinomians.
  • Act for Religious Toleration

    Act for Religious Toleration
    Allowed free worship of all Christians, but sentenced any non Christian to death.
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    Declared that all English trade be carried in English ships, enumerated commodities exported and imported by English only, all foreign molasses taxed. Limited all trade to Britain, urbanized the colonies, gave tobacco growers a monopoly, diversified the economy, protected the market.
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    Rebellion and War

  • Bacon's Rebellion

    Bacon's Rebellion
    Armed conflict between former indentured servants and the residents of Jamestown. The rebellion began when Jamestown refused to offer protection to the surrounding properties.
  • Dominion of New England

    Dominion of New England
    James II combined Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Conneticut, and Plymouth into one massive royal colony. This gave him more control over the colonies. Massachusetts hated the new governor and the DNE.
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    The Glorious Revolution

    James II overthrown and replaced by William of Orange. England became a limited monarchy with an English Bill of Rights. The DNE was dismantled and Massachusetts was issued a new charter.
  • John Coode

    John Coode feared that Lord Baltimore still supported James II. He seized control and removed all Catholics from office. Maryland recieved a royal governor. Catholics lost the right to vote and the ability to worship. Lord Baltimore joined the Church of England and Maryland became proprietary again.
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    A Generation of War

    War reinforced British identity in colonies and drew awareness to military weaknesses.
  • Leisler's Rebellion

    Fearing that English troops were loyal to James II, denied them entry. He was hanged.
  • Grand Settlement of 1701

    5 Nations Iroquois treated with France and allies and redefined their alliance with the British.
  • Queen Anne's War

    France and allies destroyed New England towns, the Spanish invaded Carolinas.
  • Justices Basic Unit of Government

    Justices set taxes, paid officials, oversaw infrastructure, and were chosen by the governor of the colony.
  • Convict Laborers Begin to Arrive

    Very trivial offenses to murder, sold as servants and sent to Georgia. English didn't like ethnically different immigrants.
  • The Great Awakening

    The Great Awakening
    Split American Protestantism into many denominations, although many of them were similar. Old Lights were old fashioned ministers. New Lights like George Whitefield were charismatic and converted thousands.