American History 2: 1600-1700

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In History
  • King James I grants 2 charters

  • Virginia Company of London founds Jamestown, VA

  • De Champlain

  • Hudson founds 2 posts for Dutch

  • Jamestown: John Rolfe makes an important discovery

  • Jamestown: House of Burgess founded, private land ownership instituted.

  • WB leads Pilgrims. Land at Cape Cod, sign Mayflower Compact

  • Jamestown: Native American Massacre

  • Jamestown: King James revokes charter, makes it a colony. Revokes all rights.

  • Puritans charter Mass Bay Company led by JW

  • Maryland founded by GC as refuge for Catholics

  • Roger Williams founds Providence

  • TH founds Hartford

  • AH founds Portsmouth

  • Fundamental Orders of CT

  • JD founds New Haven

  • RW combines Providence and Portsmouth into RI

  • MD: CC approves Act of Religous Toleration

  • Charter combines New Haven and Hartford into CT

  • Charters granted to 8 noblemen to found Carolinas

  • Duke of York with RN took NY from Dutch

  • Bacon's Rebellion

  • King Philips War

  • New Hampshire founded bc MA became too crowded

  • WP founds Pennsylvania (includes Delaware)

  • Mass Charter revoked

  • James and N granted 2 groups charter to NJ

  • Charles II dies, succeeded by James

  • Glorious Revolution in England

  • Mass Charter renewed

  • Salem Witch Trials