Europeanization of the americas

  • Jan 18, 1524

    Verrazzand discovers New York Harbor

  • Samuel de Champlain found the Quebec colony

  • henry hudson exploring for the netherlands claims land that will become new netherland

  • An epidemic of small pox brought by Europeans kills many native americans on the new england coast

  • Pilgrims from england found an english colon in plymouth massachusetts

  • the duke of york drives out the dutch in new netherland. the duke of york claims the colony for england and renames it new york

  • King Phillip's war begins in colonial villages of massachusetts, between colonists and native americans

  • Sieur de la salle explores the lower mississippi calley river and claims the valley for france and names it louisiana in honor of the french king Louis XIV

  • French and Indian war