Unit 2:1607-1754

Events

Jamestown founded

1607

Samuel de Champlain founded Quebec

1608

Henry Hudson sailed into New York Harbor prompted regular sending of Dutch fur traders

1609

Spain established 1st permanent European settlement in southwestern U.S

1610

John Rolfe & the cultivation of tobacco

1611

Headright System

1618

Established House of Burgesses

1619

1st African slaves arrived in Virginia

1619

Mayflower

1620

Passed law prohibiting blacks from serving in the militia

1620

Established the town of New Amsterdam

1625

Great Migration

1629

Roger Williams emigrated to Massachusetts & advocated for separation of the church an state

1631

Founded Maryland

1632

Established Rhode Island

1636

Pequot War

1637

Body of Liberties

1641

Passing of Navigation Acts

1651

Half-Way Covenant

1662

Fundamental Constitution of Carolina

1669

Established Carolina

1670

King Philip's War

1675

Bacon's Rebellion

1676

Pennsylvania

1681

Renè-Robert Cavelier an Sieur de La Salle established French claim to the Mississippi River Valley region

1681

Dominion of New England

1686

Glorious Revolution

1688

Leisler's Rebellion

1689

Salem Witch Trials

1692

Great Awakening

1730

Georgia

1733