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Which of the following events occurred first

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  1. 8 June, 15:07
    Arrival of Europeans _ colonial period _ revolutionary war.
  2. 8 June, 16:59
    Colonial America Time Period - History Timeline - 1607 to 1650Colonial America Time Period - History Timeline 1607-1650 1606 April 10, 1606 King James I of England issued the 1606 First Virginia Charter which created the Virginia Company authorizing eight Englishmen to colonize "that part of America commonly called Virginia". This starts the Colonial America Time Period

    1607 The first colony was founded at Jamestown, Virginia

    1609/10 Period in Jamestown Colony history referred to as the Starving Time

    1611 The rule of Sir Thomas Dale and Good Order in Virginia

    about 30 miles (48 km) from the Jamestown Settlement

    1614 Violent confrontation between hundreds of English and Powhatan men on the Pamunkey River, Virginia

    1618 The Virginia Company of London ended monopoly on land ownership in America. The Headright System was set up by the London company in 1618 that gave 50 acres of land to colonists who paid their own way to Virginia, or paid the way for someone else

    1619 The first meeting of the House of Burgesses was held in Jamestown, Virginia, on July 30, 1619

    1620 The Mayflower ship transported 102 English Puritans and Separatists, the Pilgrim Fathers, from a site near the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth, England, to Plymouth, Massachusetts, a long journey of 66 days

    1620 1620 - The Pilgrims establish their own government, the basis of which was the Mayflower Compact, which they drafted on their journey to the New World on the Mayflower. The Plymouth Colony is established.

    1620 Massachusetts Bay Colony. John Mason and Sir Ferdinando Gorges, the "Father of English Colonization in North America" received land in northern New England which became the Massachusetts Bay Colony during the Colonial America Time Period.

    1622 1622-1624 The Powhatan Wars, battles and conflicts in Virginia between colonists and American Native Indians

    1623 New Netherlands, which became New York, was settled by the Dutch refer to Peter Stuyvesant and Peter Minuit

    1624 - 1624 Virginia was made a royal colony

    1628 Puritans formed the Massachusetts Bay Company and many Puritans continued to settle in the region

    1630 In the spring of 1630, John Winthrop led a fleet of 11 vessels and 700 passengers to the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The Great Migration of thousands of English people to the Americas that took place between 1620 and 1640. Many came as Indentured Servants

    1634 Maryland was settled - refer to Southern Colonies and George Calvert, Lord Baltimore

    1636 Connecticut was initially settled colonists, led by Thomas

    1636 Rhode Island was settled by Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson

    1637 The Pequot War - Native Indians of Connecticut and Rhode Island were defeated by the colonists

    1638 Delaware was settled initially by Minuit.

    1640 The Quakers, or Society of Friends, was a Protestant sect founded in England whose members believed that salvation was available to all people

    1640 1640 - 1701 The Beaver Wars, also known as the Iroquois Wars or the French and Iroquois Wars - see Iroquois Confederacy

    1649 The Toleration Act was passed in England allowing all Christians religious freedom.

    Colonial America Time Period - History Timeline - Scroll down for the next Timeline Colonial America Time Period - History Timeline - 1607 to 1650
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