5th Grade Social Studies Timeline Portfolio

Events

Christopher Columbus reaches the Americas

1492

If he didn't come here, we wouldn't be here today.

Spanish take the first African slaves to Hispaniola

1512

Cortes arrives in Tenochtitlan

1519

Cortes defeats the Aztecs

1521

Bartolome de las Casas argues against enslavement of Native Americans

1527

This is important to me because i don't like slavery.

Pizarro founds a new capital in Lima, Peru, after defeating the Incas

1535

John White returns to the Roanoke settlement to find the colony has disappeared

1590

This is important to me because if I were in his shoes I would be worried.

The English found Jamestown

1607

Champlain founds Quebec

1608

House of Burgesses formed

1619

The Pilgrims arrive at Plymouth

1620

Mathias de Sousa arrives in Maryland

1634