EARLY HISTORY OF WASHINGTON STATE AND AMERICA: ANNA

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  • 1519

    Hernan Cortes invades Mexico, completing his conquest of the Aztec empire in 1521 and establishes the colony of New Spain.

    Hernan Cortes invades Mexico, completing his conquest of the Aztec empire in 1521 and establishes the colony of New Spain.
    American history
  • 1539

    Hernando de Soto explores south-eastern North America

    Hernando de Soto explores south-eastern North America
    American history
  • 1543

    Spain claimed Pacific Northwest

    Spain claimed Pacific Northwest
    Washington history
  • 1579

    The Washington coast sighted by Sir Francis Drake and claimed for England

    The Washington coast sighted by Sir Francis Drake and claimed for England
    Washington history
  • Discovery of Strait of Juan de Fuca

    Discovery of Strait of Juan de Fuca
    Washington history
  • Juan de Archuleta explores Colorado

    Juan de Archuleta explores Colorado
    American history
  • Colonists land at Jamestown

    Colonists land at Jamestown
    American history
  • African Blacks brought to Jamestown; beginning of slavery in Virginia colony

    African Blacks brought to Jamestown; beginning of slavery in Virginia colony
    American history
  • First university in colonies founded (Harvard College)

    First university in colonies founded (Harvard College)
    American history
  • King Philip's War took place

    King Philip's War took place
    American history
  • The Glorious Revolution in England leads to a constitutional monarchy and passing of the Bill of Rights

    The Glorious Revolution in England leads to a constitutional monarchy and passing of the Bill of Rights
    American history
  • Russian explorers reach Alaskan islands and coast and trade with native peoples for sea otter pelts.

    Russian explorers reach Alaskan islands and coast and trade with native peoples for sea otter pelts.
    WA history