Early America

  • Roanoke Island

    Roanoke Island
  • Spanish Amada

    Spanish Amada
    Spanish Armada defeated
  • Colonists can own land

    Jamestown voyagers did when they set up English America's first permanent settlement was conduct an election. Nearly as soon as they landed—April 26, 1607,
  • Captain John smith

    Captain John smith
    Named New England in 1614
  • James Town

    James Town
    James town was a colony.
  • House of Burgesses Meets

    House of Burgesses Meets
    Met in a church at James town. the first legislative assembly in the American colonies, held its first meeting in the choir at Jamestown Church in the summer of 1619.
  • Virginia Company sneds women

    Virginia Company sneds women
  • King James declares Royal Colony

    King James declares Royal Colony
  • African Americans

    African Americans
    Africans free and could own property
  • Dutch bring Africans

    Dutch bring Africans
    The Dutch East India Company established a small settlement at what is now Cape Town in 1652.