Pre-Civil War US History

North America

Cahokia city-empire on Mississippi

1200 bc

Zuni and Hopi flourish (west, Chaco)

900 - 1200

John Cabot Reaches Newfoundland

1497

Hernan Cortez arrives in Mexico

1519

Failed Roanoake settlement

1585

Elizabeth I privately funded operation fails

1585

Jamestown Established

1607

Champlan Establishes Quebec, Hudson claims New Netherlands

1608 - 1609

First black slaves arrive in Virgina

1619

Pilgrims on Mayflower to Plymouth

1620

Opechancanough uprising against Virginia

1622

Massachusetts founded

1630

Maryland Established

1632

Roger Williams to Rhode Island

1636

Carolina formed 1663

1663

Pueblo Revolt

1680

NY slave uprising 1712

1712

Europe

Magna Carta

1512

Martin Luther starts Reformation

1517

Ferdinand Magellan sails around the world

1519 - 1522

Population / Social Crisis in England

1550 - 1700

English Civil War

1642 - 1649

Bill of Rights 1689

1689

West Indes / Caribbean

Columbus First Voyage

1492

First African slaves to Carribean

1502