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Settling of Jamestown

1607

This will be the first colony to settle and would eventually lead to the formation of the 13 colonies.

Mayflower Compact

1620

This led to the people on the mayflower declaring freedom and settling is Massachusetts.

Pilgrims Land at plymouth rock

1620

This would become an American symbol in history as it is where the pilgrims unloaded from the mayflower.

Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

1639

This would form the government of Connecticut.

Bacons' Rebellion

1676

Rebelled against William Berkley and had him recalled to England.

Glorious Revolution

1688

This event caused King James the third to come into power in England.

English bill of rights

1689

Constitutional law governing succession to the throne and limiting the power that the crown holds.

Salem Witch Trials

1692

These trials outlined the dangers of extreme isolationism and religious extremism and has taught us to not repeat it.