Pennsylvania Through Time. By PaigeHaileeBrittany Jan 1, 1606 English Early Colonies England expands to Middle Colonies to the carolinas and PA. English gains Dutch and Swedish colonies. Parts of Canada annexed during French/Indian War Apr 4, 1609 Henry Hudson Henry Hudson was chosen by a company called Dutch east india company to find an eastren all water route to asia Oct 24, 1644 William Penn was born He was born in London. The son of Admiral Sir William Penn. Sep 29, 1660 English Control 1640's-1680's English defeats Holland in war in Europe PA remains a part of New Amserdam colony until 1681 Mar 4, 1681 King signing the Charter King Charles owed Penn 1600 dollars. Penn asked him to grant him the land between Lord Baltimors perovince (Maryland) and Duke of York's Province (New York) May 23, 2011 French and Indiana War One of a seris of wars between French and the British. This all started because the British wanted to takae over the French land.