US History 1600-1700

  • Jamestown is Established

    the first English Settlement in Virginia, established by the London Company.
  • House of Burgesses

    First Representative assembly meets for the first time. The first African slaves are brought to Jamestown.
  • Plymouth Colony Established, Mayflower Compact

  • Massachusetts Bay Colony Established

    Funded by the King in 1629, they left in 1629.
  • Harvard College Established

  • Pequot War

  • Maryland Toleration Act

  • Colonial Population: 50,400

  • Peach Tree War

    Indians attack several settlements along the North River
  • English Take New Amsterdam

    Taken from the Dutch and renamed to New York
  • Treaty of Westminster

  • Bacon's Rebellion

    Bacon's Rebellion was an armed rebellion held by Virginia settlers that took place from 1676. It was led by Nathaniel Bacon against Colonial Governor William Berkeley. It was the first rebellion in the North American colonies.
  • Pueblo Rebellion