Colonial Era

  • Jamestown Colony is Established

  • House of Burgesses of Virginia Meets

    First elected legistative group to meet in North America
  • Maylfower Drops Anchor in Plymouth

  • Cecil Calvert Obtains Proprietary Charter in Maryland

  • Roger Williams settles in Rhode Island

  • Nathaniel Bacon Leads Rebellion Against Governor William Berkley

  • King Phillip's War Ends

  • George Winthrop Travels Colonial America (Great Awakening)

  • French Indian War Begins