Roanoke- 1585 and 1587, North Carolina, profit and/or fame, failed.
Jamestown- 1607, Virginia, profit(gold), House of Burgesses, weather/ Native Americans/ land.
Plymouth- 1620, Massachusetts, religious freedom, Mayflower Compact, disease/malnutrition.
Economic reasons- Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, North and South Carolina
Religious reasons- Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Georgia
Lexington- start of the revolution, April 19, 1775, British went looking for weapons, Americans attacked, British won
Concord- start of war, April 19, 1775, British went looking for Adams and Hancock, Americans won
Bunker Hill- 1st major battle/proved war would be long June 17, 1775,British won
Trenton/Princeton- Washington and 2000 soldiers crossed Delaware River, surprise attacked the Hessians and victory December 26, 1776,Americans won
Saratoga- turning point of the war, brought French and Spanish to American side, October 17, 1777, Americans won
Yorktown- Final battle, American and French forces surrounded Cornwallis's(British)army
Deborah Gray White, Edward L. Ayers, Jesús F. de la Teja, Robert D. Schulzinger Alan Brinkley, Albert S. Broussard, Donald A. Ritchie, James M. McPherson, Joyce Appleby