1491-1607

Events

Christopher Columbus lands in the Americas

Oct 12 1492

Establishment of the Columbian Exchange

Oct 12 1492

Introduction of tobacco

October 12 1492

Treaty of Tordesillas

June 7 1494

Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba and his explorations

1517

Diseases being introduced to the natives

1520

Search for the Northwest Passage

1534 - 1542

New Ecomienda System established

1542

Roanoke Colony established

1585

English Raid on St. Augustine

May 27 1586 - May 29 1586