Thirteen Colonies Timeline

  • Virginia is founded

  • Massachusetts is founded

  • New Hampshire is founded

  • 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 called the Puritans.
    They built Salem,a village o Massachusttes Bay.
  • (summer) - John Winthrop arrives

    John Winthrop leads 2nd group of Puritans to Massachusettes Bay Colony.
    Winthrop`s groups named their settlement Moston, after a town in England.
    John Winthrop was elected governer of the Massachuttes Bay Colony
  • Maryland is founded

  • Disagreements with church and goverments in Massachusetts

  • Puritans founded Harvard College, now known as Harvard University

    First College in the English colonies
    Rhode Island is founded
  • Anne Hutchinson is forced to leave Massachusetts

    Both Williams and Hutchinson started settlements that join to form the Rhode Island Colony
  • Delware is founded

  • Toleration Act

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

  • 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, united many tribes to fight agaisnt the colonists.
    Hundred of colonists and thousands of Native Americans, including Metacomet were killed.
  • Pennsylania is founded

    Williams Penn, an English Quaker, got approval to start a colony. He named it Pennsylvania.
    He also became the owner or proprietor of Delaware.
  • Middle Passage

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

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

    New religious movement begins. It "awakened", or renewed, many people`s interest in religion.
    Poor People. women, and enslaced 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 ownersl others bought their freedom.