1600

"En roulant ma boule"

"Alabado" (Song of Praise)



1605

 

1607 Founding of Jamestown, VA

1610

   

1615

   

1620

 

Founding of Plymouth, MA

1622 New Hampshire part of Maine

1624 New York founded as New Netherland

1625

   

1630

 

1634 Maryland founded

1635

 

1636 Rhode Island founded

1636 Hartford, Connecticut founded

1638

"A Friendly Invitation to a New Plantation"

Delaware founded

1639 New Hampshire becomes part of Massachusetts

1640

"Old Hundred"

 

1643

"New England's Annoyances"



1645

 

1647 First public schools in Massachusetts

1649 Maryland Act of Toleration

1650

   

1655

   

1660

 

Navigation Acts

1663 Carolinas founded

1664 New Jersey founded

1665

   

1670

   

1672

"Tobacco's But an Indian Weed"

1673-1675 Marquette and Joliet explore Mississippi River

1675

 

 

1676

"Let Us Break Bread Together"

Bacon's Rebellion (VA)

1680

 

1682 Pennsylvania founded

1685

 

1689 The Glorious Revolution and English Bill of Rights

1689-91 Leisler's Rebellion (NY)

1690

 

1692 Salem Witchcraft Trials (MA)

1695

   

1700

   

1701

"Once More! Our God Vouchsafe to Shine"

Pennsylvania Frame of Government guarantees religious freedom through the "Charter of Privileges"

Yale College founded

1702 East and West New Jersey joined

1705

   

1710

 

1711-15 Tuscarora Indian War

1712 Carolina divided into two colonies

1715

 

1717 It takes one month for a letter to travel from Boston to Williamsburg, two months in the winter

1717 Remaining Tuscarora Indians placed on Reservation

1718 New Orleans founded

1720

   

1725

 

1729-1757 Jonathan Edwards' ministry

1730

 

Great Awakening begins

1732 Georgia settled

1735

 

Zenger Trial establishes freedom of press

1740

"Welcome, Welcome, Brother Debtor"

George Whitfield's preaching tours

English settlers and traders move into Ohio River Valley

1745

"God Save the King"

 

1750

 

1752 Britain and the British colonies switch from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar

1752 Benjamin Franklin's kite experiment

1753 Benjamin Franklin named deputy postmaster general of colonies

1754 Fort Duquesne built

1754 French & Indian War begins

1755

"La courte paille" (The Short Straw)

1758 Fort Pitt built

1759 Fall of Quebec

1760

"Death of General Wolfe"

Philadelphia is America's largest city

1763 Treaty of Paris

1763 Paxton Boys Massacre (PA)

1764-71 Carolina Regulators (NC)

 

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