Thirteen Colonies

By Nohea32
  • 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
    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 the Puritans.
    They built Salem, a village on Massachusetts Bay.
  • John Winthrop arrives

    John Winthrop arrives
    John Winthrop leads the second group of Puritans to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
    Winthrop's group named their settlement Boston, after a town in England.
    John Winthrop was elected governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • Maryland is founded

    Maryland is founded
  • Disagreements with Church and Government in Massachusetts

    Anne Hutchinson and Roger Williams were two peoplewho believed the Puritan Church be seperate from the colony's government.
    Puritan leaders voted to expell Williams from Massachusetts.
    Connecticut is founded
  • Puritans found Harvard College, now known as Harvard University

    First college in the English colonies.
    Rhode Island is founded
  • Anne Hutchinson is forced toleave Massachusetts

    Both Williams and Hutchinson started settlements that joined to form the Rhode Island Colony.
  • Delaware is founded

  • Toleration Act

    Maryland passed a toleration act. This act gave religious freedom to all Christians.
  • New York and New Jersey is Founded

  • King Philip's War

    King Philip's War
    Disagreements over land led to war between the colonists and native americans.

    Metacomet or King Philip, the leader of the Wampanoag, united many tribes to fight against th colonists.
    Hundreds of colonists and thousands of Native Americans, including Metacomet were killed.
  • Pennsylvania is founded

    William Penn, an English Quaker, got approval to start a colony. He named it Pennslyvania.
    He also became the proprietor of Delaware.
    Penn wrote, "The Frame of Government of Pennsylvania". It gave people freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the right to a trial by 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 ships and forced to travel across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to the English colonies.
  • North and South Carolina

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

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