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Raleigh establishes settlement on Roanoke

1587

John Smith explores Chesapeake Bay

1608

Rolfe marries Pocahonts

1614

Anne Hutchinson brought to trial

1637

Winthrop elected as governor

1637

Roger Williams founds Rhode Island

1638

John Punch sentenced for life

1640

Locke writes "Letters Concerning Toleration"

1692

Trial of John Zenger

1735

Ben Franklin flies his kite

6/15/1752

King George enacts the Stamp Act

1765

John Adams is lawyer for the Boston Massacre

3/5/1770

Jefferson finishes writing the Declaration of Independence

1776

Thomas Paine release "Common Sense"

1776

George Washington wins Battle of Trenton

12/25/1776