Chapter three dates

  • A company of English merchants asked King James I for the right to found a new settlement

    A company of English merchants asked King James I for the right to found a new settlement
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    Chapter three dates

  • The King granted the request pf the company to settle in a region called Virginia

  • The first 105 colonists sent by London Company arrived in America

    The first 105 colonists sent by London Company arrived in America
  • Pilgrims moved to the Netherlands

    Pilgrims moved to the Netherlands
  • John Smith took control of Jamestown and built a fort

  • 400 more settlers arrived in Jamestown

  • Only 60 colonists had survived through the winter

  • Dutch founded Netherlands

    Dutch founded Netherlands
  • John Rolfe married Pocahontas

    John Rolfe married Pocahontas
  • Dutch ship brought the first Africans to Virginia

  • Virginia's assembly was established

    Virginia's assembly was established
  • Mayflower Compact was signed and Mayflower left England

    Mayflower Compact was signed and Mayflower left England
  • Calvert asked King Charles I for a charter to make a new catholic colony

    Calvert asked King Charles I for a charter to make a new catholic colony
  • Samoset came to the colonists' settlement

    Samoset came to the colonists' settlement
  • Colonists killed a Powhatan leader

  • The English canceled the London Company's charter

  • Charles granted Puritans and Merchants a charter to settle in New England

    Charles granted Puritans and Merchants a charter to settle in New England
  • Fleet of ships left England for religious freedom

  • Charles issued the charter to Calvert's son

  • Charles II gave Carolina to eight of his supporters

    Charles II gave Carolina to eight of his supporters
  • Many English people left England

  • 200 English Catholics came to Maryland

  • Hokker and his followers left Massachutes to help found Connecticut

  • Hooker wrote the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

  • Protestants moved to Maryland

    Protestants moved to Maryland
  • General court became a two house

    General court became a two house
  • Toleration act enacted

  • English fleet captured New Amsterdam

    English fleet captured New Amsterdam
  • Charles II granted Penn a charter to begin a colony west of New Jersey

  • Duke of York sold Penn a region south of Pennsylvania

    Duke of York sold Penn a region south of Pennsylvania
  • James II became King of England

    James II became King of England
  • James II united the Northern Colonies under one government

  • English Bill Of Rights passed

    English Bill Of Rights passed
  • 45% of women and 70% of men in New England could read and write

  • Carolina split into two

    Carolina split into two
  • Proprietary government was overthrown

    Proprietary government was overthrown
  • Crown made the Carolinas royal colonies

  • King George II granted a charter to Oglethorpe to found Georgia

  • Oglethorpe and 120 colonists founded the city of Savannah

  • 135,000 indentured servants came to the middle colonies

    135,000 indentured servants came to the middle colonies
  • British government made Georgia a royal colony with new laws

    British government made Georgia a royal colony with new laws
  • Philadelphia is the largest British colonial city

    Philadelphia is the largest British colonial city
  • Delaware is no longer part of Pennsylvania