Eva Leaverton's Timeline

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Jamestown colony was formed in Virgina

1607

When John Smith returned to England

1609 - 1610

Also called The Starving Time

John Rolfe harvested his first crop of Tobbaco

1614

Tobbaco was the cash crop of Jamestown

The house of Burgesses met for the first time

1619

Pilgrims find the Plymouth Plantation

1620

The Pilgrims celebrate the first Thanksgiving

1621

The Powhatan attacked the Jamestown colonists

1622

King James 1 assigns governers to Jamestown

1624

Maine and New Hampshire split into two

1629

John Mason names his land New Hampshire and Ferdinando Gorges names his Maine

Puritans founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony

1629

Lord Baltimore Founded Maryland

1634

Roger Williams founded Provandence,Rhode Island

1636

Thomas Hooker founded Hartford,Connecticut

1636

Pequot War between the English colonists and the Pequot

1637

Anne Hutchinson founded Portsmouth,Rhode Island

1638

King Charles II appointed Carolinas to 8 proprietors

1663

Part of New York became New Jersey

1664

The Duke of York gave some land to his friends,Sr.George Carteret and Lord John Barkeley

England took control of New York from the Dutch

1664

King Phillips War between the Pilgrims and the Wamponog

1675

Main becomes a part of Massechusetts

1677

New Hampshire became its own colony

1680

William Penn founded Pennsylvania

1681

King Charles II appointed governors to Carolina

1691

Delaware became its own colony

1701

North and South Carolina seperated

1712

General James Oglethorpe founded Georgia

1732

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