1600-1700

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    1600-1700

  • Jamestown

    Jamestown, located in east Virginia, the first English settlement in North America.
  • Hampton Roads

    The Hampton Roads is one of the world’s largest natural harbors. The Chanel where Chesapeake Bay flows into the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Slavery begins in Virginia

    Virginia entered in the Atlantic slave trade when the first Africans were brought into the colony in 1619.
  • Plymouth and Pilgrims

    Pilgrims came into North America on the Mayflower, there they established the Plymouth Colony.
  • Indian Massacre

    Also known as the Jamestown massacre. The Powhatan killed any English settlers that they could find, including women and children. These were a series of surprise attacks on the Confederates, killing a quarter of Virginia’s population.
  • Founding of Harvard College

    Founded by John Harvard. It was the first college in American colonies.
  • Maryland Toleration Act

    The Maryland Toleration Act, also known as the Act Concerning Religion, was set for religious tolerance. Allowing the freedom of religion.
  • Bacon’s Rebellion

    The goal was to change Virginia’s Native American policy. The battle first to unite black and white indentured servants with black slaves.