The beginning of settlements and the colonies up to the Revolutionary War.
Jamestown is settled successfully.
The Mayflower arrives near what is now known as Cape Cod with the surviving pilgrims.
Boston is settled by a group of religious asylum seekers known as the Puritans.
The quakers seek religious freedom in Pennsylvania.
A war between indigenous americans and settlers begins.
Salem Witch Trials begin in late winter 1692 and by May 1693 the court is dismantled and the accused are freed.
French colonists, English colonists and Native Americans begin to battle from the southern colonies up into the northern colonies and Canada.
The French Indian War begins in 1754 and is won by the British in 1763.
The British pass the Stamp Act and begin to tax the colonies.