Social Studies Events

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  • 1492

    Columbus lands in America

    Columbus lands in America
    In 1492 Columbus lands in America setting in motion the triangular trade route.
  • The Lost Colony

    The Lost Colony
    When the leader came back from a supplies trip he found Roanoke mysteriously abandoned
  • The first permenant English colony

    The first permenant English colony
    They settle Jamestown creating the first permanent English settlement.
  • The starving time

    The starving time
    In the starving time 3/4 of the English people in Virginia. It lasted for 1 year
  • Slaves in America

    Slaves in America
    The first slave ship arrived to America. Most slaves were sent to plantations. They were owned as property for life.
  • Plymouth

    Plymouth
    Plymouth was settled by separatists from the church of England.
  • Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania is established by William Penn to avoid religious persecution because he was of the Quaker religion. Pennsylvania was a safe haven for Quakers.
  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    The Colonists fought the war for more land.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    The Boston tea party was a protest against unfair taxes. They threw 342 chests of tea overboard.
  • Maryland

    Maryland
    Maryland was founded by Gorge Calvert as a safe haven for Catholics.