Before The 1700's
Most of the important events that happened are...
The Mayflower Compact!!
- First Document wrote by colonists
- 41 men signed it
- 100 total people on the mayflower
- Took place on the Mayflower
Pennsylvania was founded!!
- Founded by William Penn
- Charles I gave William a large piece if his land
- William made it into houses and farmland
- Happened in 1681
King James II let people come to America!!
- There was American land between Delaware and Connecticut
- Penn wanted to save as many lives as he could
- Penn didn't want people smashed together
- wanted to save land for plants and animals
- Found America
- Took 3 tries to get to America
- Lead all of the voyages
- Had 90 crew members
- Went with 3 ships
- Set sail in 1620
- Pilgrims were the 1st Americans
- 53 passengers and 50% of crew lived
The First Printing press!
~ Made by Johann Gutenburg
~Made in 1448
~Its the start of a copy machine
~Helped copy books, papers etc. a lot better