Exploration and Settlement of the New World (Ch. 1-3) Part 2

  • Aug 12, 1517

    Martin luther begins protestant reformation

    It started with the 95 thesis nailed to the church . The group of protestasnts names mrtin luther thier "leader" because even though pressured to go against his beliefs he stood strong and wouldnt back down
  • Aug 10, 1519

    Hernan Cortes conquers Mexico for Spain

    Hernan Cortes conquers Mexico for Spain
    Hernan Cortes and others raised money and anything else they had to get a small army called conquistadors. Cortes led a expedition to get Mexico for Spain. Their reasoning for doing this was God, Gold, and Glory. Many of his men stayed in Mexico and married Indain women which was considered bad.
  • Aug 12, 1558

    Elizabeth I becomes queen

    Elizabeth 1 becomes queen of england. She was considered one of the greatest monarchs, expanded Britain, helped make possible voyages for people like Sir Frances Drake and sir walrer raliegh. During her reign Britain was considered one of the leading economic and military powers in the world.
  • James 1 becomes King of england

    James 1 becomes King of england
    He attempted to create a mature goverment but his ideas fell short and he issued for the Bible to be written in a new verion New King James Verison.
  • Virginia colony founded jamestown

     Virginia colony founded jamestown
    Jamestown was the first english settlement. Life in Jamestown was very difficult because of the bad conditions like swapmy water bugs and terrible diseases. Many of the settlers died because they spent thier time being lazy instead of preparing for the hard winter. John Smith saved them by teaching them to plant diifferent crops for food.
  • John Rolfe perfects the tobacco culture in Virginia

    John Rolfe perfects the tobacco culture in Virginia
    John Rolfe finds that the soil is perfect in Jamestown to grown tobacco. Tobacco became a major item and becamse a necessity for farmers to survive.
  • Pilqrims sail on the Mayflower to Plymouth Bay

    Pilgrims were England Separatist who took a 66-day trip to the New World. They left England because they were being oppressed by the English Church. In the landing of the Mayflower, the Mayflower Compact was created.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony

    Massachusetts Bay Colony
    Puritans founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony because they had to get out of England after Charles I's started to persecute then.
  • Pequot War

    Pequot War
    The Pequot War was between the tribe Pequot and the Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, and Saybrook colonies. Hundreds were killed and many were injured. The members of the tribe were taken into slavery.
  • English Civil War

    The English Civil War started when Charles I dismissed Parliament and started persecuting Puritans which caused a divide in England that ended up becoming a Civil War. Even in the Northern American colonies were affected by the English Civil War because they too took sides in the war.
  • King Philip's War

    King's Philip's War, sometimes called Metacom's war, was between Native Americans and English colonist. The war did not come to an end until the leader, Metacom, was killed and a treaty was signed at Casco Bay in April 1678.