Harry's History TimeLine

Timeline created by harrygray
  • Oct 11, 1492

    Columbus lands in tHe new world

    Columbus lands in tHe new world
    Columbus lands in tHe New-world. He tHen claims tHe island He landed as "San Salvador" in tHe name of Spain and CHristianity
  • Nov 29, 1497

    Jamestown: THe first EnglisH Colony

    Jamestown: THe first EnglisH Colony
    JoHn Cabot was inspired by Columbus to explore. He sailed to "Asia" and named His bit of land Jamestown, present day Newfoundland.
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Cortes Conquers Mexico

    Cortes Conquers Mexico
    Cortes Hears about tHe Aztecs and journeies to tHeir expansive empire. THe Aztecs greet Cortes and His group of 500 soldiers, mistaking Him for tHier god. As smallpox takes over tHe Aztecs killing many, Cortes conquers tHe area and names it Mexico.
  • Jan 1, 1532

    Pizzaro Attacks the Incas

    Pizzaro Attacks the Incas
    Pizzaro led an attack on the Incas in present day Peru. Luckily smallpox had reachewd them already and their forces were weakened significantly. To save their leader the Incas filled rooms full of gold and silver for Pizzaro but he killed him anyway.
  • Nov 29, 1534

    Claiming New France

    Claiming New France
    France sent Jacques Cartier to explore tHe Atlantic coastline of NortH America. WHile looking for NortHwest passage He instead found present day Canada and named it New France
  • Settling Jamestown

    Settling Jamestown
    Captain JoHn SmitH was a born leader. He took control of Jamestown. If people wouldn't work He would not let tHem eat.
  • New Nederlands

    New Nederlands
    Hudson discovered a deep rive full of fisH, and tHougHt it just migHt take Hm across tHe continent. I didn't but He claimed tHe land for tHe Nederlands anyway.
  • The Missisipi River

    The Missisipi River
    Robert De La Salle explored the entire Misisipi River and claimed it for France.