Timeline

  • Plimgims left england

  • a company of english merchants asking king james 1 for the right to establish a settlement

  • The king granted the request of the new settlement

  • The first 105 colonist arrived in america

  • Pligrims moved to the netherlands

  • 400 more colonist arrived in jamestown

  • only 60 stayed alived

  • a dutch ship brought the first africans to virginia

  • george calvert,the lord of balitmoreasked king charles 1 for a charter for a new colony for catholics

  • a ship called may flower left england

  • the pilgrimss landed at plymouth rock in present day massachussetts

  • the english crown cancled the companys charter

  • colonist began to have more rights to their land

  • charles granted a group of purtitans and merchants a charter to settle new england

  • a fleet of ships carrying puritans colonist left england to seek religon freedom

  • charles issued a charter to calverts son

  • a group of 200 english catholics came to maryland

  • thomas hooker and followers left massachusetts

  • hooker wrote the fundamental orders of connecticut

  • a growing number of protestants began moving thousands of men, woman, and children left england

  • the general court of massachusetts issued an order that a school for every town

  • the toleration act bill made it a crime to restict the religous rights

  • most africans in virginia being kept in a long life of slavery

  • the english king charles gave much of the land between florida

  • a english fleet captured the underfended colony of new aannsterdam

  • the duke of york made sir georgia calvert and lora john berkeley new jersey

  • a group of former indentured servants led by nathaniel bacon attached some friendly indians

  • king charles agreeded to grant penn a charter to begin a colony west new jersey

  • duke of york sold penn a region of south pennslyvania

  • enslaved africans rather than endured servants became the main of source of labor.

  • a colony seperated into north and south carolina

  • the proprietary governments was overthrown

  • the crown then purchased north and south carolina making them royal colonies

  • about 20,000 enslaved africans were living in the colony compared too some 10,000 white settlers

  • king george 2 granted a charter to james oglethrope and other trustees to found georgis

  • james and 120 coloniosts mostly from england founded the city of savanna georgia

  • the british governmentr made georgia a royal colony with new laws

  • philidelphia had become the largest british colony city

  • about 135,000 endured servants came to the middle colonies

  • delaware was a part of pennslyvania until this year