Thirteen Colonies Timeline

Timeline created by GokuTaco
  • Virginia Founded

    The colonists find Jamestown
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  • Maine is established

  • John Smith takes controll of Jamestown

    John Smith takes controll as the leader of Jamestown
  • First slaves ships from Africa arrive in Virginia

  • Mayflower Compact

    The Mayflower Compact is drafted and written
  • New Hampshire is Established

    New hampshire was founded by John Mason
  • New Amsterdam is founded

    Founded by the Dutch West India company
  • Massachusetts founded

    Early Colonists establish Massachusetts
  • Maryland Founded

    Maryland is founded by the permission of Lord Baltimore
  • Charter issued to Cecillus Calvert

    The King of England issues a charter to find a new colony
  • A group of 200 English Catholics came to Maryland.

    Group of catholics come to Maryland to help its founding
  • Rhode Island Established

    Roger Williams establishes Providence Plantations, or known as Rhode Island.
  • Toleration Act

    The Toleration Act is enacted
  • Connecticut is established

    Named after the Connecticut River
  • Carolinas

    The Carolinas are established by King Charles II.
  • New York is founded

    After the English take control of New Amsterdam, it is renamed, New York.
  • New Jersey Founded

    After the English take control of New Netherlands, it is renamed, New Jersey.
  • Bacons Rebellion

    A rebellion led by Nathaniel Bacon takes place in Jamestown, Virginia and Jamestown is destroyed.
  • Pennsylvania Established

    William Penn forms Pennaylvania, a place where all relgions can get along, expecially Quakers.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights enacted
  • Carolinas split

    Carolinas split into North and South
  • Georgia Established

    James Edward Oglethrope and his followers establish the colony of Georgia to protect the other colonies from Spanish Florida.
  • French and Indian War

    The French and Indian fight, introducing the Treaty of Paris.
  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris is enacted, and France gives a big part of land to England.
  • Stamp Act Enacted

    Stamp Act Enacted forcing taxes
  • Tea Act

    The Tea Act is Enacted
  • Boston Tea Party

    Colonists disguise themselves as Native Americans and dump chests of tea in the Boston Harbor
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts are enacted which punishes the Colonists for revolting
  • Boston Massacre

    Group of Gaurds open fire on civilians