History Chapter 4

Events

1493 News of Columbus’s discovery spreads

1493

1497 Cabot explores N.E. America & Canada under English flag

1497

1567 Incident at Vera Cruz, Mexico/Hawkins and Drake escape

1567

1578 Drake enters Straits of Magellan w/two ships

1578

1583 R & G flee to Newfoundland

1583

1584 Raleigh claimed Roanoke VA for England

1584

1585 First attempt to settle Roanoke

1585

1587 Second attempt to colonize Roanoke

1587

1596 Drake dies

1596

1607 Founding of Jamestown VA

1607

1609 Puritans leave England for Amsterdam (Netherlands)

1609

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1610 Supplies to save Jamestown

1610

1614 Pocahontas marries John Rolfe

1614

1620 Puritan "Saints" arrive at Plymouth, MA

1620

1621 Samoset and Squanto meet Pilgrims

1621

1623 New Amsterdam founded by Dutch

1623

England

1484 John Cabot arrives in England

1484

1485 War of Roses ends in England

1485

1509 Henry VIII marries his brother's widow, Catherine of Aragon

1509

1533 Elizabeth born to Henry VIII

1533

1535 Henry VIII makes himself head of the newly formed Church of England

1535

1617 Pocahontas dies in England

1617

1618 Raleigh beheaded by order of James

1618