Thirteen Colonies

  • Virginia Is Founded

    Virginia Is Founded
  • Massachusetts Is Founded

    Massachusetts Is Founded
  • New Hampshire Is Founded

    New Hampshire Is Founded
  • Disagreements With Church And Government In Massachusetts

    Anne Hutchinson and Rogen Willias were 2 people who believed th Puritan churh should be separate from the colony's government. Puritan leaders voted to fexpel Williams from Massachusetts. Connecticut is founded.
  • The First Puritans Arrive

    Came to practice religous beliefs, didn't want to break away from the Church of England. They wanted to make the church more pure. They are called the Puritans. They built Salem Village on Massachusetts Bay.
  • John Winthrop Arrives

    He leads 2nd group of Puritans to Massachusetts Bay Colony. His group named their settlement Boston, after a town in England. He was elected governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • Maryland Is Founded

    Maryland Is Founded
  • Puritans Funded Harvard College (Harvard University)

    Puritans Funded Harvard College (Harvard University)
    First colege in the English colonies. Rhode Island is founded.
  • Anne Hutchinson Is Forced To Leave Massachusetts

    Both Williams and Hutchinson started settlements that joined to form th Rhode Island Colony.
  • Delaware Is Founded

    Delaware Is Founded
  • Toleration Act

    Maryland passed the Toleration Act. This act gave religous freedom to all Christians.
  • New York And New Jersey Is Founded

    New York And New Jersey Is Founded
  • King Phillip's War

    Disagreements over land led to war between the colonist and Native Americans. Metacomet or Kin Phillip, the leader of the Wampanoag, united many tribes to fight against the colonist. 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 named it Pennsylvania. He also became the owner or proprietor of Delaware. Penn wrote The Frame of Government of Pennsylvania. It gave people freedom of speach, freedom of religion, and the right to a trial jury.
  • Middle Passage

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

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

    New religous movement begins. It "awakened", or renewed, many people's interest in religion. Poor people, women, and enslaved people even started taking part in religius gatherings.
  • Georgia Is Founded

    Georgia Is Founded
  • Fort Mose

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