H15T0RY

Events

First Vikings Discover Greenland

986

Johannes Gutenberg Invents Printing Press

1454

Columbus Discovers America

1492

John Cabot gets to Newfoundland

1497

Eclipse that Columbus Predicted

1504

Amerigo Vespucci explores South America

1507

Esteban and Fray look for Cibola

1536

Queen Elizabeth becomes Queen of England

1558

Roanoke Colony

1585

First Ships land in Virginia

1607

Champlain founds Quebec

1608

First African Slaves in Virginia

1619

Pilgrims Arrive at Plymouth Rock

1620

Massasoit Makes Peace with Pilgrims

1621

Opechancanough massacres settlers

1622

Dutch buy Manhattan Island

1626

Dutch buy Manhattan Island

1626

William Penn founds Pennsylvania

1681

Salem Witch Trials

1692

Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

Daniel Boone

1734 - 1820

Great Awakening begins

1739

Britain declares war on America

1775

Battle of Lexington and Concord

April 19 1775

George Washington elected president

1789

The Louisiana Purchase

1803

Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Purchase.

Kennewick Man Discovered

1996