Colonial America.

  • Founding of Jamestown

    Captain Christopher Newport lead the 3 ships Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery.
  • Creation of the House of Burgesses

    Governor George Yeardley established a legislative assembly.
  • Founding of Plymouth

    London Company gave paitent to pilgrims. Set sail and landed in the new world in November of 1620.
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    Pequot War

  • Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

    Describes the Goverment set up by river towns.
  • Toleration Act of 1649

    Law allowing religious tolerance for trinitarian Christians.
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    Navigation Acts

    Laws that restricted the use of foreign trade.
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    King Philip's War

  • Bacon’s Rebellion

    Virginia settlers lead by Nathaniel Bacon against governer William Berkeley.
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    Dominion of New England

    English colonies failed being a dominion. Failed because they would not be striped of traditional rights.
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    Salem witch trials

    Many trials against people who were accused of being witches.
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    Great Awakening

    First time african americans embraced christianity in large numbers.
  • Peter Zenger Trial

    John Peter Zenger began voicing his disagreeing with trivial policies that governor William Cosby had enforce.
  • Stono Rebellion

    A large slave uprising in the colony of South carolina