The Atlantic World Timeline

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Christopher Columbus, Discovers the Americas

1492

Hernan Cortes conquers the Aztecs

1521

Francisco Pizarro conquers the Inca

1532

First settlers in Jamestown

1607

Pilgrims arrive in America

1620

King Philips War

1675

French and Indian War (part of the Seven Years War)

1754

British Slave Trade Act

1802

Trading slaves illegal in the British Empire

1807

US Congress bars importation of slaves

1808