European Nations Settle in North America

  • Apr 23, 1524

    New York harbor

    New York harbor
    Verrazzand, sailing for France discovers New York Harbor.
  • Apr 23, 1534

    Jacques Cartier

    Jacques Cartier
    Frenchman Jacques Carier navigated the St. Lawrence RIver names an Island along the River Montreal.
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown is founded on the coast of Virginia by 100 English settlers
  • Samuel de Champlain

    Samuel de Champlain
    French Explorer, Samuel de Champlain, found the colony or Quebec
  • Henry Hudson

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

    Small Pox
    An epidemic of smallpox, brought by Europeans, kills many native americans on the New England coast.
  • Plymouth

    Pilgrims from England found an English colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • King Phillips War

    King Phillips War
    King Phillips war begins in Colonial villages of Massachusets, between colonists and Native Americans