Main Events 1600-1700

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In History
  • The English Dictionary was Invented

    The First dictionary was written by Robert Cawdrey.
  • The Newspaper

    The Newspaper
    Johann Carolus invited the first newspaper. The first news paper that was published was "Relation aller Fürnemmen und gedenckwürdigen Historien" (Account of all distinguished and com-memorable news). This was invented in 1605.
  • Gunpowder Plot

    Gunpowder Plot
    The Gunpowder Treason Plot or the Jesuit Treason, this was a failed assassination of King James I.
  • The English Establish a Foothold in Jamestown

    The English Establish a Foothold in Jamestown
    The English came on boats to establish Virginia because they wanted to sail to the mysterious land Jamestown Virginia.
  • Telescope

    Telescope
    Invented by Galileo Galilei. Th purpose of the Telescope was to be able to see objects that are far in distance.
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    Henry Hudson arrived in the New York Harbor and sailed to Albany on the river that was named the Hudson River
  • First Powhatan War

    First Powhatan War
    An attack on English plantations killing many.
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson started his search for the Northwest passage to the Orient.
  • The First Version of the King James Version

    The First Version of the King James Version
    King James the I of England published in 1611.
  • John Rolfe married Pocahontas

    John Rolfe married Pocahontas
  • The Thirty Years War

    The Thirty Years War
    A religious wars that was fought in Europe.
  • The Second Powhatan War

    The Second Powhatan War
    This war was Virginia against the Algonquian-speaking Indians of Tsenacomoco.
  • John Winthrop Leads the Puritans

    John Winthrop Leads the Puritans
    John Winthrop leads the Puritans to Massachusetts Bay.
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony Founded

    John Winthrop founded Massachusetts Bay Colony Founded with 700 other Puratins.
  • Settlement of Boston

    John Winthrop began the Boston colony.
  • Rhode Island Founded

    Rhode Island Founded
    Rhode Island Founded by Roger Williams.
  • Harvard College was Founded

    Harvard College was Founded
  • The English Civil war

    The English Civil war
    The English Civil war included many battles between Parliamentarians and Royalists.
  • End of the Anglo Powhatan Wars

    End of the Anglo Powhatan Wars
  • The End of the Thirty Years War

    The End of the Thirty Years War
    They signed a Peace Treaty.
  • The End of the English Civil War

    The End of the English Civil War
  • Age of Absolutism

    Age of Absolutism
    Catholicism and Calvinism were searching for followers. The Age of Absolutism went on for a while.
  • Hudson Bay Company Founded

    Founded as an English Settlement for the fur trade.
  • The Indian War

    The Indian War ends. King Phillips war between the confederation of New England tribes of the Colonist.
  • Bacons Rebellion

    Nathaniel Bacon inspires the rebellion inspires the planters to rebel the governors.
  • Peter the Great of Russia

    Peter the Great of Russia
    Ruled in Russia from 1682- 1725.
    He ruled in the Tsardom of Russia and then later on in rouled the Russian Empire.
  • First Paper Money

    First Paper Money
    The first paper money was issued by the Massachusetts Bay colony
  • The First Newspaper in the United States

    The First Newspaper in the United States was published.
  • The Steam Engine

    The Steam Engine
    The Steam Engine was invented to produce heat/steam using water. It was invented by Thomas Savery.