Establishment of the 13 Colonies

1607-1711

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Jamestown Colony founded

1607

"Starving Time" in Virginia

1609 - 1610

Henry Hudson explores the area that will become New York

1609

House of Burgesses established

1619

Mayflower Compact

1620

Founding of the Plymouth Colony

1620

Attack on Jamestown by local Algonquian Indians

1622

New Amsterdam founded by the Dutch

1624

"Great Migration" of Puritans from England to Massachusetts

1630 - 1640

Founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

1630

Founding of the Georgia Colony

1632

Founding of the Rhode Island Colony

1636

Anne Hutchinson banned from Massachusetts

1638

The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut are adopted

1639

Act of Religious Toleration passed in Maryland

1649

Founding of the Carolina Colony

1663

The New Hampshire Colony separated form Massachusetts

1679

Founding of the Pennsylvania Colony

1681

Founding of the North Carolina Colony

1711