Colonization (1607-1711)

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Jamestown colony founded

1607

Henry Hudson explores area that will be New York

1609

Starving Time in Virginia

1609 - 1610

House of Burgesses established

1619

Founding of Plymouth Colony/ Mayflower Compact

1620

Attack on Jamestown by local Algonquian Indians

1622

New Amsterdam founded by Dutch

1624

Great Migration of Puritans to MA

1630 - 1640

Founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

1630

Founding of Georgia Colony

1632

Founding of the Rhode Island Colony

1636

Anne Hutchinson banned from MA

1638

Fundamental Orders of Connecticut adopted

1639

Act of Religious Toleration passed in MD

1649

Carolina Colony

1663

New Hampshire Colony separates from MA

1679

Founding of Pennsylvania Colony

1681

Founding of North Carolina Colony

1711