Jonah's US History Timeline for School

artists

John Audubon

1785 - 1851

event

Jamestown founded

1607

Pocahontas marries John Rolfe in Jamestown

1614

First African Slave brought to America

1619

Virginia's House of Burgesses

1619

The Colonies start to govern themselves and become more independent from Europe.

Pilgrims sail on Mayflower

1620

Most of the Pilgrims wanted religious rights in the New World, because Europe was strict about which religion people could have. Some on the Mayflower were criminals in Europe and wanted to start anew.

Great Plague and Great Fire in London

1665 - 1666

England's Glorious Revolution

1688

King James II is removed from the throne. During this time, the rights of the English people were vocalized. This later translate the the American People.

Salem Witch trials

1692

Explorer

Daniel Boone

1734

Founder

Benjamin Franklin

1706