UNIT 1 HISTORY DATES TEST

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1430's
Portuguese explorationof African coast
1492-1502
Columbus Voyages
1519-1521
Conquest of Aztecs
1530's
Conquest of Incas
1540's
Discovery of silver
1606
Virginia Company of London charter
1607
Jamestown founded
1608
first 2 women arrive in Virginia
1619
House of Burgesses established
1620-1640
Tobacco boom
1622
War between Powhatan Confederacy and English
1624
Virginia becomes a "royal colony"
1644
Powhatan defeated in a second and final conflict
1660
Navigation Acts passed
1676
Bacon's Rebellion (nathaniel bacon thinks that native americans don't have any right to the land and therefore it is the start of conflict between colonists and native americans)
1603
King James I takes the throne- persecutes Puritans
1608
Many Separatists migrate to Holland
1620
88 Separatists land in Plymouth on the Mayflower
1621
1/2 of the immigrants dead and first Thanksgiving
1625
King Charles I continues persecution
1629
Puritans gain charter to current day Massachusetts and New Hampshire
1630
Boston established by John Winthrop and other stockholders of the Mass. Bay Company
1631
"Freemen" expanded to include all adult male church members
1636
Rhode Island founded
1637
War versus Pequots
1638
Anne Hutchinson expelled from Mass Bay
1662
Connecticut charter granted
1675
Metacom's War ("King Philip's War) (Wampanoags attack Plymouth and other towns)
1680's/90's
Witchcraft accusations flourish
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