Years 1600-1700 in the United States

Timeline created by JosephAgui2528
In History
  • Jamestown is Established

    This becomes the first successful settlement for the United States.
  • Santa Fe is founded

    The colony was established by Juan de Onate and Juan Martinez de Montoya. First permanent settlement in the southwest.
  • Dutch found New Netherlands (New York)

    The Dutch West India Company establish New Netherlands, which would become New York.
  • The Thirty Years War

    A religious war between most of Europe. This included England, the colonies Mother Country at the time.
  • The House of Burgesses is established

    The colony of Virginia establishes its first House of Representatives.
  • First African slaves are brought into the United States

    The first African slaves to enter the U.S. were brought via Dutch ship and were sold to people in Virginia.
  • King Philip's War Begins

    The Wampanoag Chief Metacom (also known as King Philip) leads Native Americans into a war against the colonists.
  • William Penn Founds Pennsylvania

    William Penn, along with the Quakers, creates a safe-haven for people of every religion.
  • Robert LaSalle claims the Louisiana Territory for France

    Robert LaSalle claims all of the Mississippi Basin for France and names it Louisiana.
  • Isaac Newton develops the Three Laws of Motion

    Isaac Newton presents his Three Laws of Motion in the "Principia Mathematica Philosophiae Naturalis".