Timeline 1

Exploration

Bartolome Diaz rounds the Cape of Good Hope

Approx. 1488

Bartolome Diaz rounds the Cape of Good Hope

Approx. 1488

Christopher Colombus discovers America

Approx. 1492

Christopher Colombus discovers America

Approx. 1492

Treaty of Tordesillas

Approx. 1494

Treaty of Tordesillas

Approx. 1494

John Cabot discovers Newfoundland

Approx. 1497

John Cabot discovers Newfoundland

Approx. 1497

Vasco De Gamo sails to India

Approx. 1498

Vasco De Gamo sails to India

Approx. 1498

Hernan Cortez conquers the Aztec Empire

Approx. 1519

Hernan Cortez conquers the Aztec Empire

Approx. 1519

Fransisco Pizarro conquers the Incan Empire

Approx. 1530

Fransisco Pizarro conquers the Incan Empire

Approx. 1530

Henry Hudson explores the Hudson river

Approx. 1609

Henry Hudson explores the Hudson river

Approx. 1609

Settlement

Roanoke established

Approx. 1587

Roanoke established

Approx. 1587

Jamestown founded

Approx. 1607

Jamestown founded

Approx. 1607

Samuel de Champlain founds Quebec

Approx. 1608

Starving Time

Approx. 1609 - Approx. 1610

Starving Time

Approx. 1609 - Approx. 1610

New Netherland chartered

Approx. 1614

Plymouth chartered

Approx. 1620

New Amsterdam founded

Approx. 1624

Massachusetts Bay chartered

Approx. 1629

Maryland chartered

Approx. 1632

Maryland chartered

Approx. 1632

Montreal founded

Approx. 1642

Carolina chartered

Approx. 1665

Carolina chartered

Approx. 1665

Bacon's Rebellion

Approx. 1676

Bacon's Rebellion

Approx. 1676

William Penn was chartered

Approx. 1681

Georgia chartered

Approx. 1732

Georgia chartered

Approx. 1732

Unrest

Navigation Acts

Approx. 1660 - Approx. 1670

Navigation Acts

Approx. 1660 - Approx. 1670

Dominion of New England

Approx. 1686 - Approx. 1689

Dominion of New England

Approx. 1686 - Approx. 1689

Glorious Revoltion

Approx. 1688 - Approx. 1689

Glorious Revoltion

Approx. 1688 - Approx. 1689

Second Treatise on Government by Locke

Approx. 1689

Second Treatise on Government by Locke

Approx. 1689

Essay concerning Human Understanding byu Locke

Approx. 1690

Essay concerning Human Understanding byu Locke

Approx. 1690

Smallpox Outbreak in Boston

Approx. 1721

Cotton Mather used innoculation to fight Smallpox

Approx. 1721

Smallpox Outbreak in Boston

Approx. 1721

Cotton Mather used innoculation to fight Smallpox

Approx. 1721

Great Awakening

Approx. 1730 - Approx. 1760

Great Awakening

Approx. 1730 - Approx. 1760

Rebellion

First Continental Congress

Approx. 9/5/1774 - 10/26/1774

First Continental Congress

Approx. 9/5/1774 - 10/26/1774

Battle of Lexington and Concord

Approx. 4/19/1775

Battle of Lexington and Concord

Approx. 4/19/1775

Second Continetal Congress

Approx. 5/5/1775

Second Continetal Congress

Approx. 5/5/1775

Olive Brach Petition

Approx. 7/8/1775

Olive Brach Petition

Approx. 7/8/1775

Common Sense by Paine

Approx. 2/14/1776

Common Sense by Paine

Approx. 2/14/1776

Declaration of Independence

Approx. 7/4/1776

Declaration of Independence

Approx. 7/4/1776

Battle of Trenton

Approx. 12/26/1776

Battle of Trenton

Approx. 12/26/1776

Battle of Saratoga

Approx. 9/19/1777

Battle of Saratoga

Approx. 9/19/1777

Siege of Yorktown

Approx. 9/28/1781 - 10/19/1781

Siege of Yorktown

Approx. 9/28/1781 - 10/19/1781

Treaty of Paris

Approx. 9/3/1783

Treaty of Paris

Approx. 9/3/1783