U.S. History, 1600-1700

  • Jamestown

    Jamestown is established and is the first English settlement in America.
  • Tobacco

    The cash crop of Jamestown is planted and it revives the town of its previously struggling times.
  • The House of Burgesses and Slaves

    The House of Burgesses convenes for the first time and slaves (African American) are brought to Jamestown.
  • The Plymouth Colony

    In Massachusetts, the Plymouth Colony is established.
  • The First Thanksgiving

    The Native Americans and Pilgrims share/celebrate the first-ever 'Thanksgiving' of America.
  • Slavery is Legalized

    The act of slavery and having workers under captivity is legalized in Connecticut and is initially acknowledged by the rest of America.
  • New Amsterdam is Taken Over

    New Amsterdam is captured by the English and is renamed 'New York'.
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    Bacon's Rebellion

    Bacon's Rebellion takes place, a dispute over taxes and a man's pig.
  • The Glorious Revolution

    The Glorious Revolution occurs, of which overthrows James II from the throne and leads to the Bill of Rights.