Most of the European exploration to the new world was due to religious or economical reasons.
Many slaves were brought to America via the slave trade.
The London Company of England was a company created with the purpose of creating colonies.
Jamestown, the first permanent English colony, is founded.
Virginia was founded.
Slaves arrive on the shores of Virginia
The Mayflower anchored in 1620, bringing with it the Mayflower Compact.
New Hampshire was founded.
New York- New Amsterdam at the time- is founded.
Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded.
Maryland was founded.
Rhode Island was founded
Connecticut was founded
The Orders of Connecticut described the government set up by the Connecticut River Towns.
North Carolina was founded.
South Carolina was founded.
Delaware was founded.
New Jersey was founded.
Pennsylvania was founded.
Georgia was founded.