Native American Indians

  • Jan 1, 700

    North Carolina becomes home to many tribes

    North Carolina becomes home to many tribes
    North Carolina becomes home to tribes like Chowanoke, Croaton, Sissipahaw, Wax and Saponi. There are many more tribes.
  • Jan 1, 1540

    Smallpox is introduced

    Smallpox is introduced by a European explorer that is looking for gold.
  • Bones of 15 men are found

    Bones of 15 men are found
    Bones of 15 men from 1586 are found on Roanoke Island.
  • White settlers invade indian territory

    White settlers invade indian territory
    White settlers invade Indian territory near coastal tivers in North Carolina.
  • Lands are abandoned

    Lands are abandoned by Chowanoc and Weapemeoc tribes. Some have taken up slavery and some are servents.
  • John Lawson is executed

    John Lawson is executed
    After aguing with chief Cor Tom, John Lawson faces execution.
  • Tuscarora try to warn off the whites

    Because Tuscarora are angry over Indian enslavement, Tuscarora try to warn the whites off.
  • 130 whites are killed by Indians

    130 whites are killed by Tuscora, Neuse, Bear River and Machapunga Indians.
  • A truce is signed

    After battling for ten month war, the Tuscarora and the North Carolina militiamen sign a truce.
  • Cherokee asks King of England to be friends with the English

    Cherokee go to the Kind in London and ask to be friends with the Englisg, they also say yes yo giving back stolen slaves.
  • Smallpox takes its toll

    Smallpox effects the Cherokee by killing 50%
  • France and Indians fight in a war.

    French and the Indians fight in a war between England and France all along North America
  • The war intensifies

    The war intensifies
    The war gets intense because Cherokee overtake western Piedmont. Typhus murder lots of the refugees there.
  • British come and detroy the Cherokee

    British people come and wreck 15 villages leaving the Cherokee not able to fight back.
  • A contract is signed

    A contract is signed to end the war between the French and Indians.
  • "Cherokee Pheonix" is released

    "Cherokee Pheonix" is released
    The first copy of the Indian newspaper "Cherokee Pheonix" is released.
  • Cherokee is wanted to be ban from voting.

    People want Cherokee to be ban from voting, so they have a vote.
  • The voting results.

    The voting has ended and Cherokee are ban by 1 vote.
  • "The Trail of Tears"

    "The Trail of Tears"
    "The Trail of Tears" is named from 17,000 North Carolina Cherokee had to move villages with no choice.
  • The death of Yonaguska

    The death of Yonaguska
    At the age of 30, Yonaguska dies. He adopted Holland Thomas, a white man.