The Thirteen Colonies

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  • Virginia is Founded

    Virginia is Founded
  • Massachusetts is Founded

    Massachusetts is Founded
  • New Hampshire is Founded

    New Hampshire is Founded
  • The First Puritans Arrive.

    The First Puritans Arrive.
    They came to practice religious beliefs, but didn't want to break away from the Church of England like the pilgrims. They wanted to make the church more pure, so they were called Puritans. They built Salem, a village on Massachusetts Bay
  • John Winthrop Arrives.

    John Winthrop Arrives.
    John Winthrop leads 2nd group of Puritans to Massachusetts Bay colony. Winthrop's group named their settlement Boston, after a town in England. John Winthrop was elected govenor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • Maryland is Founded

    Maryland is Founded
  • Disagreements With Church and Government in Massachsetts

    Anne Hutchinson and Roger Williams were two people who believed the Puritan church should be separate from the colony's government. Puritan leaders voted to expel Williams from Massachusetts. Connecticut is founded
  • Puritans Founded Harvard College

    Puritans Founded Harvard College
    Harvard was the first college in the English colonies. Rhode Island is founded
  • Anne Hutchinson is Forced to Leave Massachusetts

    Anne Hutchinson is Forced to Leave Massachusetts
    Both Williams and Hutchinson started settlementsthat joined to form the Rhode Island Colony.
  • Deleware is Founded

    Deleware is Founded
  • Toleration Act

    Toleration Act
    Maryland passed the Toleration Act. This act gave religious freedom to all Christians.
  • New York and New Jersey is Founded

    New York and New Jersey is Founded
  • King Phillip's War

    King Phillip's War
    Disagreements over land led to war between the colonists and Native Americans. Metacomet or King Phillip, the leader of the Wampanoag, untied many tribes to fight against the colonists. Hundreds of colonists and thousands of Native Americans, including Metacomet were killed.
  • Pennsylvania is Founded

    Pennsylvania is Founded
    William Penn, an English Quaker, got approval to start a colony. He nammed it Pennsylvania. He also became the owner or proprietor of Deleware. Penn wrote, The Frame of Government of Pennsylvania. It gave people freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the right to trial by jury.
  • Middle Passage

    Middle Passage
    Trading ships carrying goods and raw materials also carried enslaved people from central and western Africa. Millions of enslaved Aficans were placed on ships and forced to travel across the Atlantic Ocean from Arica to the English colonies.
  • North and South Carolina

    North and South Carolina
    Carolina was split into two colonies, North and South Carolina.
  • Great Awakening

    Great Awakening
    New religious Movement begins. It "awakened", or renewed, many people's intrest in religion. Poor people, women, and enslaved people even started taking part in religious gatherings.
  • Georgia is Founded

    Georgia is Founded
  • Fort Mose

    Fort Mose
    Fort Mose was the first free African settlement in North America. Some were set free by their owners; others bought their freedom.