Technology Project 1600-1700

Timeline created by emmalee_browning
In History
  • Nova Scotia was established

    Port Royal in Acadia, or Nova Scotia, was established by French traders.
  • Virginia Company was formed

    King James I approved the Virginia Company named after the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth.
  • Jamestown was established

    The first permanent English colony was established.
  • Quebec was established

    Quebec was established by Samuel de Champlain.
  • Santa Fe was established

    The first permanent European settlement, Santa Fe, was established.
  • The first tobacco plant was planted in Virginia

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    The Thirty Years' War

    A religious war that originated in Germany.
  • The House of Burgesses was established

    The Virginia Company established the House of Burgesses.
  • Slavery started in America

    The Dutch sold twenty slaves to the Virginian colonists.
  • The Plymouth Colony was established

    Three ships of Puritans sailed to the New World and founded the Plymouth Colony.
  • West India Company was chartered

    The Dutch chartered the West India Company.
  • Massachusetts Bay was established

    In 1629 King Charles I granted Massachusetts Bay a charter, people then settled there in 1630.
  • Connecticut was established

    Thomas Hooker led a group of Puritans into the city of Hartford and established Connecticut.
  • Rhode Island was established

    Roger Williams was exiled from Massachusetts and founded Providence, which is now called Rhode Island.
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    Pequot War

    A war between some of the British colonies and the Pequot Indians.
  • New Haven Colony was organized

    Five hundred Puritans left Massachusetts Bay and migrated to what was called the New Haven Colony.
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    Governor Kieft's War

    A war between New Netherland and the Lenape Indians.
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    The English Civil War

    A war in England that started over disputes on how England should be governed, and what religion England should proclaim.
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    Esopus Wars

    Another couple wars between New Netherland and the Lenape Indians.
  • East and West Jersey were established

    The Duke of York granted two pieces of land on either side of the Hudson river to two different men and named them East and West Jersey.
  • New Haven was absorbed into Connecticut

    The New Haven Colony had lost its power and wealth and was absorbed into Connecticut.
  • Charleston was founded

    Charleston was founded in 1670 and was the beginning of the colony of South Carolina.
  • Bacon's Rebellion

    Bacon's Rebellion was started because some people came to collect a debt, and when Thomas Matthew refused to pay, they stole a pig.
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    King Phillip's War

    A war between the Native Americans in the New World and New England.
  • Pennsylvania was founded

    King Charles II granted William Penn the Providence of Pennsylvania.
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    The Glorious Revolution

    The British parliament offered James II's throne to Prince William of Holland and his bride, Mary.
  • North Carolina was founded

    The size of Carolina had made it difficult for the Lord Proprietors to maintain control, so they split the territory and created North Carolina.
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    The Salem Witch Trials

    Fifteen women and six men were tried and executed on the claims of them being participants of witchcraft. Five others died in imprisonment.
  • The Decree of Sanctuary was issued

    The Spanish king issued the decree that would allow slaves to be considered free men if they become a part of the Spanish and converted to Catholicism.