Major Events In America between 1600-1700

Timeline created by MicheaScarn12
In History
  • Jamestown Founded

    First permanent English settlement is founded in modern day Virginia.This marked the beginning of a new nation.
  • House of Burgesses founded

    The first representative assembly in America is made and meets in Virginia.
  • First slaves in America

    The first African slaves were brought to Jamestown. This was the begging of a over 200 year period of slave trading in America.
  • Boston Founded

    English Puritans in search for religious freedom founded the city of Boston in New England.
  • Mayflower Departs England

    The Mayflower, filled with pilgrims departs England to arrive in America in search for religious freedom.
  • Mayflower Pilgrims land in Massachusetts

    The pilgrims that survived the two month journey to America founded the first New England settlement called Plymouth.
  • New York Founded

    The Dutch colony and city in manhattan, was surrendered and seized by the British. This city was then renamed New York After the Duke of York, being a relative to the crown.
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    King Philips War

    The first major outbreak between the growing tensions between Native Americans and colonial settlers began. A declaration of war was given by Plymouth colonialst Militia against Chief Metacom (Philip) after a incident which resulted in a murder of a Englishman. The outbreak spread to several colonies resulting in around 7,500 deaths.