Unit one timeline

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus "discovers" America

    Columbus "discovers" America
    On Augest 3, 1492 Cristopher Columbus left the ports of Spain in search of India. Instead he ended up in America to find native people. He called them Indians because he believed he was in India. He arived on October 12, 1492.
  • Jamestown Colony is created

    Jamestown Colony is created
    On May 14, 1607 the Virginia Company went to Jamestown Island to create a colony by the James River beside the Chesapeake Bay.
  • New Amsterdam becomes New York

    New Amsterdam becomes New York
    New Netherland was created by the Dutch Company and then grew, taking New Amsterdam as well as Long Island.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony created

    Massachusetts Bay Colony created
    Eleven ships sailed to Massachusetts Bay from Massachusetts Bay Company to create the colony. John Withrop was the first govener.
  • Albany Congress meets

    The Albany Congress Met to adress the two issues of the Ohio River Valley.
  • George Washington assaults Fort Duquesne

    George Washington assaults Fort Duquesne
    The attack on Fort Duquesne was to drive the French out of the Ohio River Valley so that they could invade Canada.
  • French and Indian war Concludes

    On Febuary 10, 1763 the French and Indian war concluded when the treaty of Paris was signed.