Early American History

  • Roanoke Island

  • Spanish Armada defeated

  • Jamestown

  • Colonist can own land

  • House of Burgesses

  • Dutch bring Africans

  • The Virginia Company Offered free Land

    Beginning in 1619, the Virginia Company offered free land. Under the headright system, anyone who paid for passage to Virginia or who paid for another person's passage received 50 acres of land.
  • Virginia Company sends women

  • King James declares Royal Colony

  • Intense fighting killed Hundreds of colonists

    Intense fighting killed hundreds of colonists and thousands of Indians.