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In History
  • Jamestown Settlement

    Jamestown Settlement
    Many English men and boys arrived in North America to start a settlement. They chose Jamestown, Virginia, which soon became the first permanent English settlement in North America.
  • House of Burgess Meets

    House of Burgess Meets
    In 1619, the House of Burgess met in Virginia. It was the first representative assembly in America.
  • African Slaves

    African Slaves
    The first African Slaves were brought to North America in 1619. The arrival of the slaves marked the beginning of two and a half centuries of slavery in North America.
  • Plymouth Established

    Plymouth Established
    In December of 1620, the Plymouth colony was established in Massachusetts by English Separatist Puritans, who had broken away from the Church of England. They strongly believed that the work of the Protestant Reformation was not completed by the church.
  • New Colonies

    New Colonies
    In 1632, Charles I set around 12 million acres of land on the northern part of Chesapeake Bay in order to put a second colony in America .
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    The Navigation Acts were what become known from the British Parliament. It declared that English ships only could bring goods to England.
  • King Phillips War

    King Phillips War
    King Phillips War was a conflict between Native Americans and English Settlers. It was considered one of the bloodiest wars, leaving many dead.
  • Bacon's Rebellion

    Bacon's Rebellion
    Bacon's Rebellion was lead by Nathaniel Bacon. It was a rebellion held by the Virginia settlers. It was the first rebellion in the North American colonies.
  • British Glorious Revolution

    British Glorious Revolution
    This revolution affected the English colonist due to them still being British citizens. Plus, they were not receiving the benefits since they were still in the colonies.
  • Salem Witch Trials

    Salem Witch Trials
    The Salem Witch Trials were a series of hearings of people who were accused of witchcraft