1600-1700 US History

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In History
  • Virginia Company

    Virginia Company
    The Virginia company was two joint-stock companies chartered under James I, established in 1606, and sought treasures in the New World.
  • JamesTown

    Jamestown was founded in 1607, was the first settlement of the Virginia Colony, and served as their capital until 1699.
  • Tobacco

    John Rolfe planted the first crop of tobacco in 1616. By using tobacco, the Jamestown colonists found a new way to make money for The Virginia Company.
  • House of Burgesses

    House of Burgesses
    The House of Burgesses was the elected legislative body of white males of the Colony of Virginia.
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    Powhatan War

    The Powhatan War was a harsh war between Powhatan Indian confederacy and early English settlers in Virginia and Maryland which resulted in the destruction of Indian power.
  • Charles I's Death

    Charles I was convicted of treason and was beheaded on January 30, 1649.
  • Charleston

    Charleston was founded in 1670 in honor of King Charles II of England.
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    King Philip's War

    King Philip's War was an armed battle between New England colonists and Native Americans from 1675-1676.
  • Bacon's Rebellion

    Bacon's Rebellion was an armed rebellion led by Nathaniel Bacon against Colonial Governor William Berkeley in 1676.