Pennsylvania History

Timeline created by shelbyremler
  • The first settlement

    The first settlement
    The first settlement of Pennsylvania was Jamestown, VA in 1607
  • William Penn Sr. is owed money

    William Penn Sr. is owed money
    William Penn loans money to King Charles II to pay off the debt from the war, King Charles was to pay William Penn Sr., but he pasted before he could do so, so the debt was pasted to William Penn Jr. his son.
  • The first settler of Pennsylvania

    The first settler of Pennsylvania
    The first settler was Henry Hudson, from Holland, in the year 1609.
  • William Penn Jr. accquires Pennsylvania

    William Penn Jr. accquires Pennsylvania
    William Penn's father is owed money from King Charles II, and William Penn Jr. does not want the money he would rather have the land instead, so King Charles gave Pennsylvania to William Penn Jr.
  • Sweden established permanet towns.

    Sweden established permanet towns.
    Sweden established permanet towns in Pennsylvania the the 1630's, (Tinculm Island).
  • Minuet bought Mahattan

    Minuet bought Mahattan
    Minuet bought Mahattan off of the Indians for the value of $24 in the year 1637.
  • English gain control.

    English gain control.
    English gain control in the 1640's through the 1680's.
  • Duke of York gives Penn three counties.

    Duke of York gives Penn three counties.
    The Duke of York gave William Penn Jr. three counties on the lower Dekware