Colonization of North America

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  • Period: Sep 8, 1492 to

    Euproean Colonization

  • Oct 8, 1492

    Columbus encountered the New World for the first time

    This is during Columbus first Voyage he sailed through the Spanish empire
  • Jun 9, 1534

    Jacque Cartier sailed the St. Lawrence

    Jacques sailed the St. Lawrence river while sailing he discovered an important waterway into the vast areas of Canada.
  • May 8, 1539

    Hernando de Soto's expedition of the southeast

    was a spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States
  • Sep 8, 1542

    Coronado's expedition from Mexico to Kansas

    Was a Spanish conquistador and explorer, that led a great expedition from Mexico to Kansas through southweatern parts of the U.S
  • Sep 8, 1565

    Spanish establish St. Augustine, Flordia

    A men named Pedro Menedez de Aviles landed on the shore of what is called Matanzas.
  • Attempted Roanoke Colony

    The English had attepmted to take the Ronaoke Colony
  • Juan de Onate founed Santa Fe

    Onate found settlements within the province and in the present day American Southwest he was a spanish conquistador that led early spanish expeditions to the great plains
  • Samuel de Champlain founded Quebec

    When Samuel de Champlain made the discovery of Quebec is was to be known as the french fur trading base
  • Jamestown, Virginia Found

    This was the first permanent British settlement in North America.
  • First African slaves arrived in Virginia

    Africans was ordered by the court to serve his master or his masters assignments
  • John Rolfe intorducted tobacco to Vriginia

    This shaped the future development of the colony and provided an economic incentive for the future expansion.
  • Beaver Wars

    This war was between two groups of indians in the Great Lakes region that started in 1650 and ened in 1700
  • French began fur trade with indians

    This was divided into three periods of time but didnt end until 1833.
  • South Carolins colony Founded

    This was founded when King Charles II gave up his land to eight noble men.
  • Marquette and Joliet sailed down the Mississippi

    These two fur traders explored to the unsettled terrioty in North America from the Great Lakes region to the Gulf of Mexico for thr colonial power of france.
  • The Pueblo Revolt

    This was the most uprising of the Pueblo Indians against the Spanish colonizers.
  • Pennsylvania Colony found

    The Pennsylvania colony was found in English North America by William Penn
  • Plymouth, Massachusetts founded

    The Plymouth was discovered
  • Georgia Colony Founded

    James Oglethorpe and 114 colonists went up 40 feet to the Savannah River and Discover the colony Georgia