Timeline #1

Events

European Exploration

1492 - 1600

Most of the European exploration to the new world was due to religious or economical reasons.

Transatlantic Slave Trade

Approx. 1500 - Approx. 1800

Many slaves were brought to America via the slave trade.

London Company of England

1606

The London Company of England was a company created with the purpose of creating colonies.

Virginia

1607

Virginia was founded.

Jamestown

1607

Jamestown, the first permanent English colony, is founded.

Slaves Arrive

1619

Slaves arrive on the shores of Virginia

Mayflower

1620

The Mayflower anchored in 1620, bringing with it the Mayflower Compact.

New Hampshire

1623

New Hampshire was founded.

New York

1626

New York- New Amsterdam at the time- is founded.

Massachusetts

1629

Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded.

Maryland

1632

Maryland was founded.

Rhode Island

1636

Rhode Island was founded

Connecticut

1639

Connecticut was founded

Orders of Connecticuit

1639

The Orders of Connecticut described the government set up by the Connecticut River Towns.

North Carolina

1653

North Carolina was founded.

South Carolina

1663

South Carolina was founded.

Delaware

1664

Delaware was founded.

New Jersey

1664

New Jersey was founded.

Pennsylvania

1682

Pennsylvania was founded.

Georgia

1732

Georgia was founded.