History 40A

Events

Columbus

1492
  • New World Encounter

De La Casas

1542

Primary Source
Criticism of European Colonization

Haklyut

1584

Wants England to increase colonization

Richard Frethorne

1623

Indentured Servitude

Recruit settlers to Carolina

1666

Thomas Minor

1668

Life in New England & colonial govt.

German Servant

1684

Voyage to New World

Cotton Mather

1693

(Salem Witch Trials)

Eliza Lucas

1740 - 1741

Land owner - South

Horsemanden

1744

Fear of slave Revolt