Unit 1 (Ch.1-5)

Events

Columbus lands in the Bahamas

1492

Treaty of Tordesillas

1494

Between Spain and Portugal

Protestant Reformation

1517

Started by Martin Luther

Cortés conquers Mexico for Spain

1519 - 1521

Magellan circumnavigates world

1522

Elizabeth I Queen of England

1558

Spanish build fortress at St. Augustine

1565

Roanoke founded

1585

Raleigh founds "lost colony"

England defeats Spanish Armada

1588

Iroquois Confederacy founded

1590

Jamestown founded

1607

Virginia colony founded it

First Anglo-Powhatan War ends

1614

Virginia House of Burgesses established

1619

First Africans arrive in Virginia

1619

Pilgrims sail to Plymouth on Mayflower

1620

Dutch found New Netherland

1624

Puritans found Massachusetts Bay Colony

1630

Maryland Colony founded

1634

Roger Williams finds Rhode Island

1635 - 1636

Connecticut and New Haven colonies founded

1635 - 1638

Harvard College founded

1636

English Civil War

1642 - 1648

Act of Toleration

1649

In Maryland

East and West Jersey colonies founded

1664

England seizes New Netherland

1664

Carolina colony created

1670

King Philip's War

1675 - 1676

Bacon's Rebellion

1676

William Penn founds Pennsylvania

1681

Leisler's Rebellion

1689 - 1692

New York

Salem witch trials

1692

Massachusetts

North Carolina separates from South Carolina

1712

Georgia colony founded

1733

Jonathan Edwards begins Great Awakening

1734

Paxton Boys march on Philadelphia

1764