European Nations Settle in North America

  • Feb 11, 1534

    Jacques Cartier

    Jacques Cartier
    Frenchman Jacques Cartier navigate the St. Lawrence River names and Island along the River Montreal
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown is founded on the coast of Virginia by 100 English Settlers
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    Henry Hudson, exploring for the Netherlands, claims land that will become New Netherland
  • SmallPox

    An Epidemic of smallpox, brought by Europeans, kills many native Aamericans on the New England Cost.
  • Pilgrims

    Pilgrims From england found an english Colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • The Duke or York

    The Duke or York
    The Duke of York drives out the Duth in New Netherland. The Duke of York claims the colony for England and Renames it New York
  • War Begins with King Phillips

    War Begins with King Phillips
    Kings Phillips Wat begins in Colonial villages of Massachusetts, between colonists and Native Americans
  • Sieur de la Salle

    Sieur de la Salle
    Sieur de la Salle explores the lower Missippi Valley River, and claims the valley for france and names it Louisiana in honor of the french King Louis XIV