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July 21, 2016
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History of the Colonization of America and the original 13 Colonies

Colonial America Timeline: Establishment and Settlement of the 13 original colonies

The Colonial America Time Period covers the time in early American history from 1607 to 1776 during Colonial Times and the events leading up to the American Revolutionary War and the establishment of the constitution. During this period of Colonialism the colonists and settlers arrived from Europe looking for religious freedom, land and the opportunity for wealth. The newcomers were governed by the laws of the European homelands which inevitably led to dissension, anger and rebellion during the Colonial America Time Period and the creation of the new nation of the Unites States of America.

We have compiled a comprehensive History Timeline for the Colonial America Time Period which provides a chronological list detailing laws in date order that were enforced, the rebellions that were sparked and the establishment of the 13 colonies. The Colonial America Time Period covers a time span of nearly 200 years. The Colonial America Time Period History Timeline is the fastest and easiest way to gain a full overview of the major events and people involved in the Colonial America Time Period and the change from colonies to states.

Colonial America Time Period - History Timeline
The history timeline during the Colonial America Time Period is divided into the following timelines - just scroll down the page to the history timeline of interest and access to the articles on major events in the history of Colonial America, the War of Independence and the period of Post Colonialism:

Colonial America Time Period - History Timelines

Colonial America Time Period 1: 1607 to 1650 (Founding the first Colonies) Colonial America Time Period 2: 1650 to 1696 (Trade & History of the first colonists) Colonial America Time Period 3: 1702 to 1750 (French and Indian Wars) Mayflower Ship in harborColonial America Time Period 4: 1750 to 1775 (The Road to Revolution) Colonial America Time Period 5: 1775 to 1783 (The American Revolutionary War) Colonial America Time Period 6: 1775 to 1799 (Post Colonialism)

Colonial America Time Period - History Timeline 1607-1650
Discover interesting information and facts about the history during the Colonial America Time Period. This History Timeline of Colonial America Time Period provides a list detailing key conflicts, events and dates of key events in the 1600's. A comprehensive list of the key events which were important to the Colonial America Time Period. For specific facts refer to the 13 Colonies Timeline. The first History Timeline covers the Colonial America Time Period from the Jamestown colonists in 1607 and the Pilgrim Fathers arriving at the Plymouth Settlement in the Mayflower, with the Mayflower Compact and the establishment of the first of the 13 English Colonies. All of the years and dates of these famous events are detailed in the History Timeline from 1607-1650 during this Colonial America Time Period.

Mayflower Ship - Colonial America Time Period

Colonial America Time Period - History Timeline - 1607 to 1650 Colonial America Time Period - History Timeline 1607-1650 1606 April 10, 1606 King James I of England issued the 1606 First Virginia Charter which created the Virginia Company authorizing eight Englishmen to colonize "that part of America commonly called Virginia". This starts the Colonial America Time Period
1607 The first colony was founded at Jamestown, Virginia
1609/10 Period in Jamestown Colony history referred to as the Starving Time
1611 The rule of Sir Thomas Dale and Good Order in Virginia
1612 John Rolfe establishes a tobacco plantation on the James River about 30 miles (48 km) from the Jamestown Settlement
Puritan Colonists 1614 Violent confrontation between hundreds of English and Powhatan men on the Pamunkey River, Virginia
1618 The Virginia Company of London ended monopoly on land ownership in America. The Headright System was set up by the London company in 1618 that gave 50 acres of land to colonists who paid their own way to Virginia, or paid the way for someone else
1619 The first meeting of the House of Burgesses was held in Jamestown, Virginia, on July 30, 1619
1620 The Mayflower ship transported 102 English Puritans and Separatists, the Pilgrim Fathers, from a site near the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth, England, to Plymouth, Massachusetts, a long journey of 66 days
1620 - The Pilgrims establish their own government, the basis of which was the Mayflower Compact, which they drafted on their journey to the New World on the Mayflower. The Plymouth Colony is established.
Massachusetts Bay Colony. John Mason and Sir Ferdinando Gorges, the "Father of English Colonization in North America" received land in northern New England which became the Massachusetts Bay Colony during the Colonial America Time Period.
1622 1622-1624 The Powhatan Wars, battles and conflicts in Virginia between colonists and American Native Indians
1623 New Netherlands, which became New York, was settled by the Dutch refer to Peter Stuyvesant and Peter Minuit
1624 1624 Virginia was made a royal colony
1628 Puritans formed the Massachusetts Bay Company and many Puritans continued to settle in the region
1630 In the spring of 1630, John Winthrop led a fleet of 11 vessels and 700 passengers to the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The Great Migration of thousands of English people to the Americas that took place between 1620 and 1640. Many came as Indentured Servants
1634 Maryland was settled - refer to Southern Colonies and George Calvert, Lord Baltimore
1636 Connecticut was initially settled colonists, led by Thomas Hooker
Rhode Island was settled by Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson
1637 The Pequot War - Native Indians of Connecticut and Rhode Island were defeated by the colonists
1638 Delaware was settled initially by Peter Minuit.
1640 The Quakers, or Society of Friends, was a Protestant sect founded in England whose members believed that salvation was available to all people
1640 - 1701 The Beaver Wars, also known as the Iroquois Wars or the French and Iroquois Wars - see Iroquois Confederacy 1649 The Toleration Act was passed in England allowing all Christians religious freedom.
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