Timeline

By:Kristin, Jeffrey, Corey, Manny, Lathan


  • 1610


Thomas West, Lord Delaware, was made Governor of Virginia.

Henry Hudson discovers Hudson Bay.


  • 1611


Henry Hudson dies.



  • 1612


Captain John Smith writes A Map of Virginia.


The Dutch use Manhattan as a fur trading center.

Tobacco planted for the first time by English colonists in Virginia.


  • 1613


English Colonists in Virginia destroy the French settlements at Port Royal, Nova Scotia.



  • 1614


Sir Walter Raleigh writes The History of the World.


Pocahontas marries John Rolfe.


  • 1616


Sir Walter Raleigh released from the Tower of London.


John Rolfe and Pocahontas travel to England.

William Baffin discovers Baffin Bay while searching for a Northwest passage.

Captain John Smith writes A Description of New England.

A smallpox epidemic decimates the New England Native American population.


  • 1617


Sir Walter Raleigh sets sail for Guiana.


Pocahontas dies.


  • 1618


Sir Walter Raleigh returns to England and is executed.



  • 1619


The first representative colonial assembly, the House of Burgesses, was formed in Virginia.


First slaves in North America.