English Colonies Timeline

  • First English Expediton to Roanoke

    First English Expediton to Roanoke
    John White traveled to Roanoke,an island off of North Carolina.Later,he became governor of Roanoke and brought more settlers
  • One American Story

    One American Story
    John White convinced raleigh to try again to establish the roanoke colony with the disastrous result desirited in one american story
  • The Defeat of the Spanish Armada

    The Defeat of the Spanish Armada
    The spanish armada was to conquer england and restore catholicism to the patrons. In the samll but fast craft,england confused and crippled, the armada retreated.This battle was significate because it made the spanish seem weak and that took alot of power away from them
  • Jamestown is founded

    Jamestown is founded
    In 1607, the virginia company of london financed an expedition to chesapek Bay that included more than 100 colonies.They sailed up to james river until they founded a spot to settle which is now know as Jamestown
  • Starving Time

    Starving Time
    During the Starving Time the colonists ate rats, mice, and snakes only 60 of the colonists were still alive when two ships arrived in 1610
  • Tobacco Development

    Tobacco Development
    In 1612 John Rolfe devlop a high grade tobacco that the colonists learned to grow. It quickly became very popular in england
  • Conflicts with the powhatan

    Conflicts with the powhatan
    In an effort to improve relations between the english colonists and powhatan, John Rolfe marred chief Powhatans Daughter, Pocahantas, in 1614
  • House of Burgesses

    House of Burgesses
    To provide for more local control,the company decuded wgat burgesses or elected representive, the colonists would meet once a year for a assembly
  • Conflicts with the Powhatan

    Conflicts with the Powhatan
    In reponse to land grabs by the colonists the Powhatn killed hundreds of Jamestowns resident.
  • Bacons Rebellion

    Bacons Rebellion
    Bacon demanded that Berkely approve the war against the native american to sieze their land for tobacco plantation