Unit 2

  • Sep 23, 1100

    Christian Crusades 1100-1300 A.D

    Christian Crusades arouse european interest in the east
  • Sep 23, 1200

    Corn Plantation

    Corn Plantation reaches present day america
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus discovery

    Columbus led his three ships out of the Spanish port of Palos on August 3, 1492. His objective was to sail west until he reached Asia (the Indies) where the riches of gold, pearls and spice awaited.
  • Oct 11, 1493

    A New World is Revealed

    Land was sightedon October 11th
  • Englands victory

    England defeats Spanish Armada
  • Virginia Founded

    Jamestown, Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the New World.
  • Jamestown

    Virginia colony founded at jamestown
  • Spanish finds

    Spanish found New Mexico
  • Tobacco

    Tabacco enters Virginia
  • Africans

    First africans arrive in virginia
  • Pilgrims

    Pilgrims sail on the Mayflower
  • Maryland Founded

  • Ann Hutchinson

    Ann Hutchinson banished from Massachusets colony for reading bible to whicha at the time was againts Puritan beliefs considering men were ferior to women
  • Bacons rebellion

    led by Nathaniel Bacon. High taxes, low prices for tobacco, and resentment against special privileges given those close to the governor, Sir William Berkeley, provided the background for the uprising, which was precipitated by Berkeley's failure to defend the frontier against attacks by Native Americans
  • Georgia Colony founded

  • The Declaration of Independence

    The 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain. The Declaration summarized the colonists’ motivations for seeking their independence.
  • Dutches find

    dutches found New Netherland
  • First civilized societies

    First civilized societies develope in the Middle east
  • Jesus was born 4-8 B.C

  • Corn 5000 B.C

    Corn is developed as a staple crop in highland mexico