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History SS Project #2

  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    Englishmen rights were first written in the Magna Carta (Great Charter).
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Printing Press

    Printing Press
    It is believed that the debate of charging for the forginess of God and that it was wrong that was the development of the printing press in the 1400s.
  • Jan 1, 1497

    John Cabot

    John Cabot
    John Cabot left England and sailed with a crew of 18.
  • Jan 1, 1498

    Cabot from Englad

    Cabot from Englad
    John Cabot, yet again, sailed from England with a hope to reach Japan, and he was never seen after that.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Religious Wars

    Religious Wars
    Religious wars broke out is Holland, France, and Germany.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Tension Growth

    Tension Growth
    Protestants and Catholics tension grows in the French country.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    English Pride

    English Pride
    Being an Englishmen made many people proud of who they were. They had won and accomplished many things.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Atlantic World

    Atlantic World
    The Atlantic had slavery as a part of their world.
  • Oct 1, 1517

    Johann Tetzel

    Johann Tetzel
    Johann Tetzel started to charge to be forgiven by God for their sins. Many were trying to "buy" their forgiveness.
  • Jan 1, 1524

    Giovanni da Verrazzano

    Giovanni da Verrazzano
    One of the first to look the Westward share was an Italian named Verrazzano. He sailed west to look for it at around this time.
  • Jan 1, 1547

    King Henry Ⅷ

    King Henry Ⅷ
    King Henry Ⅷ had wanted a divorce with his wife, Catherine, but the Pope wouldn't let it be done. So the King left the Catholic Church but made up the Church of England. He died in this year.
  • Jan 1, 1564

    Fort Caroline

    Fort Caroline
    Fort Caroline was established by French colonist by where today is Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Sep 1, 1565

    Pedro Menénedez de Avilés

    Pedro Menénedez de Avilés
    Pedro Menénedez de Avilés, a Spaniard commander, had come to behead and to hang those who were Lutherans/Protestants by orders of his King, which the French were. Fort Caroline was immediately abandoned by the French because of him.
  • Jan 1, 1567

    Francis Drake

    Francis Drake
    Francis Drake's ship was attacked by sailors from spain who had acted as friends to him at first but later on radied is ship.
  • Jan 1, 1578

    Strait of Magellan

    Strait of Magellan
    Francis Drake went through the Strait of Magellan and up the coast of Peru, which became the most well-known achievement.
  • Colony

    England sets their first colony on Roanoke.
  • John White

    John White
    During the spring, White, sailed with 100 men, women, and children. His son-in-law and daughter had joined him too. He was an artist that caught the scenes of Roanoke.
  • Supplies

    Late summer John White departed from Roanoke so he could get supplies.
  • Stuck

    John White was suppose to go back to Roanoke, but couldn't because sailors and lots of other men were being taken to work against the Spanish Armada.
  • Armada

    In the summer the Spanish Armada set out with its 130 ships.
  • Heading Back

    Heading Back
    John eventually went back to Roanoke, but was surprised to what he found. He found no one left in the settlement.
  • Samuel de Champlain

    Samuel de Champlain
    A French captain name Samuel de Champlain explored the Atlantic coast. All the way from the mouth part of the St. Lawrence river to where about Massachusetts is today.
  • 2 Clusters

    2 Clusters
    There were two clusters of colonist. One was of New England and one of Chesapeake Tidewater.
  • Tobacco Farms

    Tobacco Farms
    Thousands of immigrants came to Maryland because of the great amount of work that could be found on tobacco farms.
  • Colonization

    Colonization of English in New England stopped because of civil war and turmoil in England.
  • Plantation Agriculture

    Plantation Agriculture
    Colonies on the south moved to plantation agriculture just when it was established in the West Indies.
  • Africans in Virginia

    Africans in Virginia
    There was a small amount of Africans in Virginia.
  • Church-Centered

    Puritan New England was a society that was church-centered but then it changed.
  • John Smith

    John Smith
    John Smith had arrived back in England after he had escaped from slavery.
  • Charter

    Each company was granted a written contract giving rights (charter) to set up ouposts in North America by King James.
  • Three Ships

    Three Ships
    In late December three ships set sail as John White as the supplier.
  • Virginia

    Virginia is founded.
  • Great Bay

    Great Bay
    The three ships arrived at great bay.
  • Quebec

    Samuel de Champlain made the first permanent French settlement where fur trading occurred on a site on the St. Lawrence river, Quebec.
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    Henry Hudson was hired by the Dutch merchants to look for a route to China. He sailed west and reached a river that now has his name.
  • Going Back to England

    Going Back to England
    John Smith was hurt in a gunpowder exploion so he returned to England.
  • The Separatists

    The Separatists
    The Separatists moved from England to Leiden, Holland.
  • Truly and Englishman

    Truly and Englishman
    Henry Hudson had sailed yet again to North America but this time he was sailing for his own country, England.
  • Population

    The population of Georgia is 600 people.
  • Indentured Servant

    Indentured Servant
    The first Africans of America were brought by a Dutch ship to Jamestown to work as indentured servants.
  • Laws

    The House of Burgesses was created to make laws for the colony of Jamestown.
  • New England

    New England
    The population of New England was neraly 500
  • Albany Post

    Albany Post
    Iroquois trappers were hauling to the trading post to Albany a million pounds of beaver skins each year.
  • Mayflower

    Massachusetts' coast the ship Mayflower arrive off Cape Cod.
  • Population Growth

    Population Growth
    The population grew to 2,000.
  • Anthony Johnson

    Anthony Johnson
    Anthony Johnson came to Virginia and was sold to the highest bidder as an indentured servant.
  • Thanksgiving

    In fall season the first Thanksgiving was held. The Plymouth settlement was celebrating a great harvest with the Indians on a three-day celebration.
  • Powhatan

    One-third of the colonist of Virginia were killed by the Powhatan and later were killed in return.
  • New Amsterdam

    New Amsterdam
    New Amsterdam was founded.
  • Thomas Morton

    Thomas Morton
    Thomas Morton was arrested and sent to England because of things he had done in Merrymount, neighbor of Plymouth.
  • Massachusetts Bay Company

    Massachusetts Bay Company
    The Massachusetts Bay Company was given a royal charter to settle land in New England.
  • New England Grows

    New England Grows
    The population of New England had grown because of different problems they didn't like about England. Thousands of families that were Puritan went to the Americas from England.
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration
    11 ships with 700 passangers, 140 cows, and 60 horses had started the migration to New England.
  • Maryland

    Maryland is established.
  • Harvard

    Harvard College was founded to provide upcoming ministers.
  • Fertile Land

    Fertile Land
    Thomas Hooker, a minister, moved to Valley of Connecticut in search of more fertile land.
  • Roger Williams

    Roger Williams
    Roger Williams fled to Narragansett Bay and founded a colony with a small number of followers. It would eventually become Rhode Island.
  • Anne Hutchinson

    Anne Hutchinson
    Anne Hutchinson was banised from the colony and left to go to Rhode Island or also known as Rougue Island. It was a place where you could find freedom of religion.
  • Beavers

    Hudson Bay's beavers were all trapped.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    Civil War started in England.
  • William Berkeley

    William Berkeley
    Virginia’s governor at the time was William Berkeley.
  • Govenor

    A new governor arrived in New Amsterdam in a Dutch ship, Peter Stuyvesant.
  • Behead

    King Charles the first was beheaded.
  • Quakers

    Massachusetts commonwealth had a another problem (for them at least) and it was the Quakers. They were a Puritan group.
  • Jews

    Peter Stuyvesant had not liked the idea that 23 Jewish settlers arrived since he thought that anyone not Chrstian was suspicious.
  • Attack

    New Netherland attacked New Sweden because Peter Stuyvesant wanted to expand New Netherland.
  • African American

    African American
    New Amsterdam's population was one-fifth African American because they accepted indentured servants.
  • Puritan Rule

    Puritan Rule
    Puritans ruled until Charles the second stepped up and took over.
  • Freedom

    Became harder for African Americans to get freedom.
  • Changes

    There were changes done to the labor system. The indentured servants of African descent gradually grew.
  • Concern

    The French began worrying of the number of growing English Colonist.
  • French Empire

    French Empire
    The land that France owned expanded to the land around the great lakes and the St. Lawrence Valley.
  • Gift of Land

    Gift of Land
    Helpers of King Charles the second were given what they asked, land.
  • Surreder

    Duke of York's ships arrived on New Amsterdam the colony surrendered without a fight.
  • African Descent

    African Descent
    The colony of Virginia had less than 500 descendants of Africans that were brought there.
  • Seneca Iroquois

    Seneca Iroquois
    The St. Lawrence was being rode by the Seneca Iroquois Indians in conoes headed to a French trading post outside of Montreal.
  • La Salle

    La Salle
    Winter of 1688-1689 La Salle a frenchman who was was the first person from his country to go south, took notes of what the Seneca told him about their homeland.
  • The South

    The South
    6% were black in the southern part of America.
  • Charlestown

    Charlestown was built by the first settlers that had helped King Charles the second.
  • Duo

    A missionary priest named Jacques Marquette along with fur trader, Louis Joliet, set out to find out if what the Indians said was true, if there actually was a "gret water" that emptied into an even larger one.
  • King Philip War

    King Philip War
    Puritan colonies fought against the New England Indians (Native Americans) because of land.
  • Challenge

    Virginia had become the first challenge in English authority.
  • King Louis ⅩⅣ

    King Louis  ⅩⅣ
    King Louis ⅩⅣ of France gave permission to La Salle to explore the Mississippi with the goal of colonization
  • Boats

    A boat was used to cross the Great Lakes by La Salle.
  • La Salle's Journey.

    La Salle's Journey.
    23 French colonist along with 31 Indians joined La Salle to go on a journey.
  • Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania is founded.
  • Gulf of Mexico

    Gulf of Mexico
    La Salle's expedition led them to the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Mississippi Delta

    Mississippi Delta
    La Salle left France to claim Mississippi Delta.
  • Huguenots

    Huguenots were being persecuted by the King of France.
  • La Salle's Death

    La Salle's Death
    La Salle was killed his enemies north of a river called Brazos River in Texas.
  • Catholicism

    The king of England was making an effort on making everyone Catholics again.
  • Biblical Golden rule

    Biblical Golden rule
    Biblical Golden rule was used to condemn slavery and slave trade by Quakers in Germantown, Pennsylvania.
  • Bill of RIghts

    Bill of RIghts
    The new rulers were forced to accept bill of rights passed by Parliament.
  • World Empires

    World Empires
    England and France went to war for the first time over their world empires.
  • War of the King

    War of the King
    During King William's (1689-1697) War the Iroquois faught along side the English and against the French.
  • Nantucket, Massachusetts

    Nantucket, Massachusetts
    In a hill in the island near Massachusetts, Nantucket, there were a group a people and one pointed towards the ocean and said “There is a green pasture where our children’s grandchildren will go for bread,” which eventually came true.
  • New Charter

    New Charter
    The Crown forced a charter on Massachusetts.
  • Mather

    Mather was believer of witchcraft started a panic in Massachusetts.
  • King's Approval

    King's Approval
    The King of France aprroved of settlemnts being done on the lower part of the Mississippi.
  • 3 Colonies

    3 Colonies
    There were 3 colonies. The New England colony, the Middle colony, and the Southern colonies.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    The English Bill of Rights was followed by colonial governments.
  • White Servants

    White Servants
    There were a minor amount of white servants at around this time.
  • Boston

    Boston was the largest and richest colonial towns because of the trading, shipbuilding, and fishing that was being done there.
  • Pirates

    The number of pirates became less and less.
  • Elbow room

    Elbow room
    Elbow room was located in Appalachian Mountains a.k.a. backcountry.
  • New France Population

    New France Population
    New France's population became 15,000 around this time.
  • English Women

    English Women
    English Women were being given themselves rights of Englshmen and that was becoming more common.
  • New People

    New People
    Scots-Irish had come from England to the backcountry.
  • Entrances

    France had control over two major entrances to the interior of America which were the St. Lawrence River and the mouth of the Mississippi.
  • Queen's/King's War

    Queen's/King's War
    Queen Anne's War (1702-1713) and King George's War (1744-1748) didn't change North America's balance of power.
  • Merged Country

    Merged Country
    England and Scotland became one to be renamed as the United Kingdom of Great Britain.
  • Four

    The "Four Kings" who were Mohawk Indians were visiting England due to be involved by the rivalry between England France.
  • Christopher Hussey

     Christopher Hussey
    A man by the name of Christopher Hussey, was driven into the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Blackbeard

    Blackbeard was caught and beheaded off of Carolina coast.
  • Bienville

    Southern Louisiana French settlements which included New Orleans were over watched by Jean Baptiste Bienville.
  • Church

    About 25% of the population of New England were part of a church.
  • Shipyards

    A dozen shipyards were located in Philadelphia.
  • Smallpox

    The leader of the campaign for smallpox inoculation was Mather.
  • Six

    The League of Iroquois were six nations with Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca, and Tuscarora.
  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin was 17 when he set foot into the streets of Philadelphia
  • Carolina

    Carolina was takes over the Crown from its proprietors
  • William Cosby

    William Cosby
    William Cosby was the govenor of New York.
  • Georgia

    Georgia is founded.
  • Defeat

    Govenor supporters were defeated in city election.
  • Andrew Hamilton

    Andrew Hamilton
    Zenger was defended by Andrew Hamilton in his trial
  • The Great Awakening

    The Great Awakening
    The Great Awakening happened which were ministries going around scaring people of hell.
  • Overturned

    Strict laws that Oglethorpe had put were overturned.
  • Shipbuilding

    Philadelphia became the shipbuilding leader.
  • English Colonist

    English Colonist
    English colonist growing population tipped off the balance of power between France and English.
  • Message

    George Washington was the one who was sent to carry a message from the governor of Virginia to the people whose forst were all over the Ohio Valley, the French.
  • Meeting

    The British wanted a meeting to discuss their relationship with the Iroquois.
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    George Washington, a 22 year old Virginian, was leading a single file of 132 soldiers to drive out the people from France out of the Ohio Valley.
  • Failure

    George Washington was unable to complete his plan to drive out the French from the Ohio Valley. So General Edward Braddock tried ths time.
  • Fort Necessity

    Fort Necessity
    The French and Indian War also known around the as the Seven Years' War (1756-1763) which was a war in Fort Necessity.
  • William Pitt

    William Pitt
    The secretary of state and the virtual prime minister of Britain had become William Pitt.
  • French Forts

    French Forts
    The French forst in Louisbourg near the mouth of the St. Lawrence, Fort Duquesne and several others were taken by the British.
  • Battle of Quebec

    Battle of Quebec
    The Battle of Quebec whould decide the fate of the Ohio Valley.
  • Treaty

    The Seven Years' War ended because of the Treaty of Paris.
  • Phillis Wheatley

    Phillis Wheatley
    Phillis Wheatley was a slave whose poems were published in a book around this time.