North america Colonization

  • Period: Sep 8, 1492 to

    colonization Timeline

  • Sep 9, 1492

    First Voyage

    Columbus named the Island San Salvador in The New World he landed in.
  • Jun 9, 1534

    Jacques Cartier Sailed up St.Lawrence River

    on June 9, Cartier sailed into the waters of the St. Lawrence River in eastern Canada. Although he couldn't travel up the river all the way to Asia, Cartier had in fact discovered an important waterway into the vast areas of Canada.
  • Sep 9, 1538

    The Expedition of Hernando

    1538 the expedition sailed from Spain. It sailed first to the Canary Islands where de Soto purchased another ship. From the Canary Islands the expedition sailed for Cuba and arrived at the city of Santiago on the eastern part of the island. At that time Santiago consisted of about 80 dwellings.
  • Sep 9, 1540

    Coronado's Expedition

  • Sep 9, 1565

    Spanish Established St.Augustine

    Pedro Menéndez de Avilés landed on the shore of what is now called Matanzas Bay and began the founding of the Presidio of San Agustin. Later the settlement would be called St. Augustine, Florida.
  • John Rolfe introduced tobacco

    John Rolfe is best remembered for having introduced tobacco as a commercial crop to Virginia colonists. The production of this valuable commodity shaped the future development of the colony and provided an economic incentive for further expansion and settlement of the New World.
  • Roanoke Colony

    n the spring of 1587, they set sail. When they got there they started repairing the old fort and the houses. It was clear that White would have to go back and get more supplies in order for the colony to survive the winter. So several weeks later he went back to England
  • Juan de onate finds santa Fe

    That summer his party continued up the middle Rio Grande Valley to present day northern New Mexico, where he encamped among the Pueblo Indians. He founded the Province of Santa Fe de Nuevo México, and was its first colonial governor.
  • jamestown,Virginia Founded

    On May 14, 1607, a group of roughly 100 members of a joint venture called the Virginia Company founded the first permanent English settlement in North America on the banks of the James River.
  • Samuel De Champlain Found Quebec

    in 1608, he established the French settlement that is now Quebec City.[5] Champlain was the first European to explore and describe the Great Lakes, and published maps of his journeys and accounts of what he learned from the natives and the French living among the Natives.
  • African Slaves Arrived in Virgina

    One stormy day in August of 1619 a Dutch manof-war with about 20 Africans on board entered port at the English colony of Jamestown, Virginia. Little is known of these newly arrived people: the first Africans to set foot on the North American continent. At this time the slave trade between Africa and the English colonies had not yet been established, and it is unlikely that the 20 or so newcomers became slaves upon their arrival
  • plymoth massachusetts

    the Pilgrims began a new colony in what is today known as the Town of Plymouth.Since the Pilgrims were starting a new colony away from the Virginia Colony, they needed to agree on how to make rules or laws. The 41 men wrote and signed a compact or agreement on board the ship.
  • Beavers War

    the Mohawk defeated the Mahican and established a monopoly of trade with the Dutch at Fort Orange (later Albany, New York), New Netherland. In the same era, the Susquehannocks, also well armed by the fur trade with Dutch traders, effectively reduced the Delaware's strength and won a protracted declared war with the Province of Maryland
  • The Fur Trade

    The former was an agent who dealt with the Indians and had to be a shrewd negotiator and an accomplished linguist. The latter was a tough customer who could paddle for hours and tote heavy packs over portages. Many of these men were halfbreeds, whose French temperament inclined them to frolic and song
  • Mississippi River Explore

    Marquette and Joliet led their party down the Mississippi to the mouth of the Arkansas River. Strange Indians with guns suddenly surrounded them there. Only the sight of the calumet kept these Indians from attacking. Some of them became friendly enough to tell Marquette that the guns came from white explorers who were about 10 days' journey farther south
  • The Pueblo Revolt

    The Pueblo killed 400 Spanish and drove the remaining 2,000 settlers out of the province. Twelve years later the Spanish returned and were able to reoccupy New Mexico with little opposition.