The Growth of the 13 Colonies (BLOCK and SOUDAN)

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    The Growth of the 13 Colonies

  • Jamestown

    Colonists establish the first lasting British settlement in North America called Jamestown.
  • New Amsterdam

    New Amsterdam
    Peter Stuyvesant realizes the problem with the military situation and hands New Amsterdam to Great Britain without single a shot being fired.
  • Willaim Penn's Pennsylvania

    Willaim Penn's Pennsylvania
    William Penn gets peace for Pennsylvania by working with the Delaware tribes on a deal for the land. He used this for him and his other quakers to settle.
  • The Great Awakening

    The Great Awakening
    This was a religious revival in New England and the middle colonies whose ministers wanted "a new birth,"or a return to strong faith of religion like in earlier days.
  • John Peter Zenger Trial

    John Peter Zenger Trial
    John Peter Zenger, as the editor of the news paper called "New-York Weekly Journal", is accused of writing about the governor of New York. It turned out that his accusations were true,
  • The Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment
    An idea in Europe influenced North American colonists idea that knowledge, reason, and science could improve society.
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
    This was Benjamin Franklin's plan to unite the colonies for a set government. When colonies rejected his idea a full-fledged war went on between Britain and France for control over North America.
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The British, against France and French allies, Native Americans, were fighing over control in North America. When the war first began The French captured some British forts. Great Britain eventually forced France's settlers up farther into Canada.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris ended the French and Indian War in North America and Gave Great Britain all of the French and Spanish territory including Florida.
  • Pontiacs War

    Pontiacs War
    He was a cheif of an Ottatawa village near Detriot and thought of colonists as threats to his people. So he rounded up groups of men to capture British forts and killed settlers along the Pennsylvania and Virginia frontiers.
  • The Proclamation of 1763

    The Proclamation of 1763
    To prevent conflict between Native Americans and settlers Britain stopped westward expansion as far as the Appalachian Mountains.