French and Inidan War

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus "discovers" America

    Columbus "discovers" America
    On October 12, 1492, America was "discovered" by Christopher Columbus. On October 10, they spotted the land and arrived on the 12th. They explored land and found Native Americans.
  • Jamestown Colony Created

    Jamestown Colony Created
    On May 14, 1607 Jamestown was founded. It was the first permanent English settlement in the New World, following several earlier attempts.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colonly Created

    Massachusetts Bay Colonly Created
    On June 12, 1630 Massachusetts Bay Colony was created.The ship of Massachusetts Bay Company arrived to officially colonize the colony. The company that founded Massachusetts Bay was founded by English Puritans who were mostly wealthy.
  • New Amsterdam becomes New York

    New Amsterdam becomes New York
    In June 1665, the English gained control of New Amsterdam. They later renamed it New York, named after the Duke of York.
  • Albany Congress Meets

    Albany Congress Meets
    On June 19 through July 11, 1754, the Albany Congress met. They met to resolve problems in the Ohio Valley.
  • George Washington Assaults Fort Duquesne

    George Washington Assaults Fort Duquesne
    On September 14, 1758, the fight at Fort Duquesne. The attack on Fort Duquesne was led by General John Forbes. He led about 6,000 troops there.
  • The French & Indian War Concludes

    The French & Indian War Concludes
    On February 10, 1763 the French and Indian War concluded. It ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris.