Early American

  • Jan 1, 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    Begun his 4 yoyages
  • Thomas Harriot

    Thomas Harriot
    A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia.[5]
  • Puritans

    Many settlers in the 1600s were Puritans
  • Samuel de Champlain

    Samuel de Champlain
    "Father of New France"
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown was the first permanent colony established
  • John Winthrop

    John Winthrop
    "we must consider that shall be as a city upon a hill. The eyes of all people are upon us"
  • The Viewing of Europeans and Native Americans

    William Wood of Massachusets Bay Colony noted that the Native Americans "took the first ship they sae for a walking island, the mast to be a tree, the sail white clouds."
  • Puritan Poetry

    Puritan Poetry
    Bay Psalm Book was written
  • Puritan Poetry

    Puritan Poetry
    The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America
  • Enlightenment

    there was a burst of intellectual energy taking place in Europe that is known as the Enlightenment
  • English Colonies streched along Atlantic coast

    English Colonies streched along Atlantic coast
    The colonies became self-reliant and practiced local self-rule
  • French and Indian War began

    French and Indian War began
    When France allied with a number of Native American group to drive the Britsh out of North America
  • French and Indian War ended

    French and Indian War ended
    After many defeats England brought in new military leaders and made its own alliance with the Native Americans (The Powerful Iroquois) After a long war the victorius Great Britain claimed all of North America east of the Mississippi River
  • Patrick Henry

    Patrick Henry
    "but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!"
  • No taxation without representation

    No taxation without representation
    The colonist fought and defeated one of the greatest military powers on earth to turn their declaration into a reality
  • Constitution

    The Constitution of the United States was approved