Spain builds an American Empire

  • Apr 3, 1524

    New York Harbor

    New York Harbor
    Verrazzand, sailing fro France discovers New York Harbor.
  • Apr 4, 1534

    St. Lawrence River

    St. Lawrence River
    Frechman Jacques Cartier navigate the St. Lawrence River names an island along the river Montreal.
  • Jamestown

    Jamestown is found on the coast of virginia by 100 English settlers.
  • Samuel de Champlain

    Samuel de Champlain
    French explorer, Samuel de Champlain, found the colony of Quebec.
  • henry Hudson

    henry Hudson
    Exploring for the netherlands, claims land that will become new Netherlands.
  • Epidemic of smallpox

    Epidemic of smallpox
    An epidemic of smallpox, brought by European, kills many native American on the new england coast.
  • King Phillip's war

    King Phillip's war
    King Phillip's war begins in Colonial villages of Massachuesetts, between colonists and Native Americans.
  • British and franch war

    British and franch war
    War between the British and French, known as the French and Indian war. The war is fought over disputed land claims in the Ohio Valley.