chapter 3 timeline

Timeline created by ericaamerica101
In History
  • Pilgrims left England

  • Africans in Virginia were being kept in long slavery

  • Poor colonist protested the higher taxes

  • The first 105 colonist sent by the London company arrived in England.

  • Colonist founded Jamestown

  • Pilgrims moved to Netherlands

  • John Smith took control of Jamestown and built a fort around it

  • More settlers arrived in Jamestown

  • 60 colonist were sill alive

  • Dutch ship brought the first Africans to Virginia

  • The Mayflower left England

  • Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock

  • George Calvert asked King Charles І for a charter to establish a colony in America for Catholics

  • 41 male passengers signed the Mayflower compact

  • Colonist killed Powhatan leader

  • English crown canceled the company’s charter

  • Charles issued a charter to Calvert’s son

  • A group of 200 English Catholics came to Maryland

  • Charles II gave much of the land between Virginia and Spanish Florida

  • Hooker wrote Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

  • Protestants began moving to Maryland

  • group of former indentured servants attacked some friendly Indians

  • James II united the northern colonies under one government

  • King James passed the English Bill of Rights

  • Enslaved Africans became the main source of labor

  • Carolina split into North and South Carolina

  • Proprietary government was overthrown

  • Crown purchased North and South America

  • 20,000 enslaved Africans were living in South Carolina

  • King George II granted a charter to Oglethorpe

  • Oglethorpe founded the city of Savannah

  • Ships loaded with tea entered Boston Harbor

  • British government made Georgia a royal colony

  • Samuel Adams wrote a letter arguing that the law violated the legal rights of citizens