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European nations Settle in North America

  • Apr 22, 1524


    Sailing for France discovers New York Harbor
  • Apr 22, 1534

    Jacques Cartier

    Jacques Cartier
    Navigates the St. Lawrence River names and Island along the River Montreal
  • Plymouth

    Pilgrims from England found an English colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • Jamestown

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

    Samuel de Champlain
    Founde the colony of Quebec, and was a French explorer.
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    Explored for the Netherlands, claims land that will become New Netherland.
  • Smallpox

    An epidemic of smallpox brought by the Europeans, killed many native Americans on the New England coast.
  • King Phillip's War

    King Phillip's War
    Begins in colonial villages of Massachusetts, between colonists and Native Americans
  • The Duke of York

    The Duke of York
    The Duke of York drives out the Dutch in New Netherland. The Duke of York claims the colony for England adn renames it New York.
  • Sieur de la Salle

    Explored the lower Mississippi valley river, ad claimed the valley for France. He named it Louisiana in honor of the French Kind Louis XIV
  • French & Indian War

    French & Indian War
    War between the British and French, known as the French & Indian War. The war was fought over disputed land cliams in the Ohio Valley.