American Colonies Timeline

American revolution

Sir Walter Raleigh gets permission to establish a colony in Virginia.

1585

The American Revolution Colonization to Independence.

1585 - 1775

They wanted a permanent British colony on Roanoke Island

The dutch started slave trade by coming to the new world & selling slaves.

1619

Roger Williams purchased land from the Native Americans & formed Rhode Island .

1631

Thomas hooker led 100 men to form Hartford, west of the Connecticut River.

1636

The French & Indian war was to stop colonists from coming into French territory.

1754 - 1763

Pontiac war was caused by Pontiac speaking out against the British.

1763 - 1764

The Boston Massacre was panicked British soldiers shooting angered colonists.

1770

Colonists burned the British ship Gaspee and captured it's crew.

1772

The tea act only let the British East India company sell tea to colonists.

1773