The Planting of English America
The Spanish were at Santa Fe in 1610.
The French were at lQuebec in 1606.
The English were at Jamestown, 1|Ir'irginia in 160?.
England's Imperial Stirrings
King Henry VIII broke with the Roman Catholic C
Maryland: Catholic Haven
Maryland was formed in 1634 by Lord Baltimore.
Maryland was made for a refuge for the Catholics to escape the wrath of the Protestant English government.
The Act of Toleration, which was passed in 1649 by the local representative
New 1ii'rl'orld Beginnings
33,000 BC. - AD. 17"69
225 Million Years Ago - Pangaea started to break apart.
10 Million Years Ago - North America was shaped by nature - Canadian Shield
2 Million Years Ago- Great Ice Age
35,000 Years Ago - The ocean
The Conquest of Mexico
In about 1510, Heman Cortes set sail from Cuba with men and horses. Along the way, he picked up two translators - A
Spanish prisoner of Mayan-speaking Indians, and an Indian slave named Malinche.
The Spaniards mined at Tenochtitlan,
Andros Promotes the First American Revolution
In 1666, the Dominion of New England was created by royal authority. Unlike the homegrown New England Confederation,
it was imposed from London. It embraced all of New England until in 1666 when it was expande
Settling the Northern Colonies
The Protestant Reformation Produces Puritanism
German friar Martin Luther denounced the authority of the priests and popes when he nailed his protests against Catholic
doctrines to the door of 1Iiliittenb
Building the Bay Colony
The Massachusetts Bay Colony was not a democracy because its governor cfw_Winthrop did not like Democracy. He did not
think that the commoners" could mle.
The colony's religious residents (freemenj annually elected the governor and
1?11-1?13: Tuscarora War in North Carolina
1T12: North Carolina formally separates from South Carolina
1F15-1T16: Yamasee War in South Carolina
1T33: Georgia colony founded
The Thirteen Original lolonies
Name Founded By Year
1iilirginia London Co. 166?
Quaker Pennsylvania and Its Neighbors
The lQuakers treated the Indians very well. Many immigrants came to Pennsylvania seeking religious freedom.
Blue Laws" prevented ungodly revelers" from staging plays, playing cards, dice, games. and excessive hilarity
151 F: Martin Luther begins Pretestant Refermetien
1535: .Jchn Galvin at Geneva publishes institutes cf the Christian Religion
1525: Pilgrims sell an the Mayflcwer tc Plymcuth Bay
1524: Dutch fcund New Netherland
1525: Charles | dismisses Parli