Meeting piscataway indians

Pennsylvania History Timeline

  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    Holland hires Henry Hudson to explore the Hudson River, and New Amsterdam, New York.
  • Swedish Settlements

    Swedish Settlements
    Peter Minuit started the first Swedish settlement starting at the New Sweden colony.
  • Quaker Province

    Quaker Province
    King Charles II signed the Charter of Pennsylvania given to quaker William Penn.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    French efforts to establish control over the uper Ohio valley led to the last conclusive war.
  • Revolutionary War

    Revolutionary War
    This war creates the United States of America. The Revolution was due to the British burden of taxes and total power over the colonies.