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1607
Jamestown founded, named after King James I
1609
Powhatan killed colonists and livestock --> "starving time"
1620's
exported "brown gold"
1618
Headright system
1676
Bacon's rebellion
1629
Charter for Mass. Bay Colony
1630-1640
Great Migration
1637
Pequot War
1675
King Philip's War
1682
William Penn gets property from King --> Pennsylvania
1651
Parliment passes Navigation Acts
1688
Glorious Revolution
1739
Stono's Rebellion
1650-1750
Economy Boom
1692
Salem witch trials
1700's
Enlightenment & Awakening start
1712
Slave uprising --> 17 slaves killed
1740's-1750's
Great Awakening
1754
French and Indian War start
1757
Biggest army of time period led by William Pitt
1763
War officially ended --> Proclamation of 1763
1764
Sugar Act
1765
Stamp Act
1770
Boston Massacre
1773
Boston Tea Party
1774
Intolerable Acts
1775
Battle of Lexington and Concord
1778
France and America sing treaty of cooperation
1781
Soldiers reviece monthly pay
1780
British capture Charles Town
1782
Peace talks btw. US, Britain, France, Spain
1783
Treaty of Paris signed
1775
Battle of Bunker Hill
1775
Olive Branch Petition
1776
Washington comments on Thomas Payne's Common Sense
1776
NC declares independence; VA pressured to do same