Colonial American History Stories – 1215 – 1664

Colonial American History Stories – 1215 – 1664

Colonial American History Stories – 1215 – 1664 contains almost 300 history stories presented in a timeline that begins in 1215 with the signing of the Magna Carta to the printing of the first Bible in Colonial America in 1664. This journal of historical events mark the beginnings of the United States and serve as a wonderful guide of American history.

$14.99

Colonial American History Stories – 1215 – 1664
Description:
Colonial American History Stories – 1215 – 1664 contains almost 300 history stories presented in a timeline that begins in 1215 with the signing of the Magna Carta to the printing of the first Bible in Colonial America in 1664. This journal of historical events mark the beginnings of the United States and serve as a wonderful guide of American history. These reader friendly stories include:
June 15, 1215 – King John I signs Magna Carta at Runnymede England
October 19, 1469 – Ferdinand and Isabella Marry, Uniting Aragon and Castile
August 3, 1492 – Christopher Columbus Sets Sail On His First Voyage
July 22, 1587 – Lost Colony Established
June 14, 1623 – First Breach-Of-Promise Lawsuit In Colonies
August 29, 1619 ? – First Blacks Land at Jamestown Virginia
Table of Contents
Preview Chapter
Ebook Price – $ 4.99
Softbound Price – $14.99
Free Shipping

Other Books in the Series
Colonial American History Stories – 1215 – 1664
Colonial American History Stories – 1753 – 1763
Colonial American History Stories – 1763 – 1769
Colonial American History Stories – 1770 – 1774
An American Revolution Time Line – 1775

Back to Series Page

Visit Mossy Feet Books on Facebook

Available In Multiple Formats – Ebook And Softbound:
20% Sample – Read Online
Kindle
Amazon Softbound
Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble – Softbound
Kobo
Google Play
Scribid
Odilio
Smashwords
Walmart Books
Apple
.

Wholesale Pricing Available
For more information, contact:
Mossyfeetbooks@gmail.com
Orders over $50.00 Free Shipping

Top of Page
Mossy Feet Books on Social Media
Twitter
Linkedin
YouTube
Pinterest

Online Sources for Mossy Feet Books
Paul Wonning’s Books on Amazon Page
Paul Wonning’s Books on Scribd Page
Paul Wonning’s Books on Apple
Paul Wonning’s Books on Kobo
Paul Wonning’s Books on Barnes and Noble
Paul Wonning’s Books on 24 Symbols
Paul Wonning’s Books on Google Play
Paul Wonning’s Books on Indigo
Paul Wonning’s Books on OverDrive
Search Paul Wonning on Ingrams
Table of Contents

June 15, 1215 – King John I signs Magna Carta at Runnymede England
October 19, 1469 – Ferdinand and Isabella Marry, Uniting Aragon and Castile
April 29, 1483 – Gran Canaria Conquered By the Kingdom Of Castile
May 1, 1486 – Christopher Columbus’ Initial Meeting With Queen Isabella
January 02, 1492 – Spain Recaptures Granada from the Moors
April 17, 1492 Christopher Columbus Signs Contract With Spain to Find the Indies
August 3, 1492 – Christopher Columbus Sets Sail On His First Voyage
August 12, 1492 – Christopher Columbus Arrives In The Canary Islands
October 12, 1492 – Columbus Arrives In The Bahamas
October 16, 1492 – Columbus’ fleet anchors at “Fernandina” (Long Island, Bahamas)
October 28, 1492 Columbus Reaches Cuba on First Voyage
November 05, 1492 – Christopher Columbus learns of maize
November 15, 1492 – Christopher Columbus Notes First Reference to Tobacco Smoking
November 21, 1492 – Pinta under Martín Alonso Pinzón separates from Columbus
December 05, 1492 – Columbus Turns South – Missing Florida
December 25, 1492 – The Santa Maria Runs Aground
December 26, 1492 First Spanish Settlement In New World Founded By Columbus
January 06, 1493 – Martín Alonso Pinzón and Columbus Reunite
January 9, 1493 – Christopher Columbus Sees First Sight Of Manatees
January 16, 1493 Columbus Returns To Spain On His First Trip
February 15, 1493 – Half of Columbus’ Crew Imprisoned in the Azores Islands
March 04, 1493 – Columbus Lands at Lisbon, Portugal
March 15, 1493 – Christopher Columbus Returns To Spain After First Voyage
September 24, 1493 – Columbus’ 2nd expedition to the New World
November 03, 1493 – Columbus Sights Dominica
November 19, 1493 – Christopher Columbus Discovers Puerto Rico
November 28, 1493 – Christopher Columbus Returns to La Navidad,
December 6, 1493 – Haiti discovered by Columbus
December 08, 1493 – Columbus Founds La Isabela
April 24, 1494 – Columbus Departs La Isabela to Explore
May 4, 1494 – Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica
July 02, 1494 – Spain Ratified the Treaty of Tordesillas
August 20, 1494 – Columbus Returned To Hispaniola
March 10, 1496 – Christopher Columbus concluded his second visit to the New World.
May 2, 1497 – John Cabot departs to North-America
May 10, 1497 – Amerigo Vespucci Leaves For First Voyage To New World
June 24, 1497 – John Cabot claims eastern Canada for England
August 06, 1497 – John Cabot Returned to England
May 30, 1498 – Columbus Departs With Six Ships for Third Trip to America
July 31, 1498 – Columbus Makes Landfall on Trinidad
August 01, 1498 – Columbus Lands on South America
August 16, 1498 – Christopher Columbus reached Magarita Island (Venezuela)
August 19, 1498 – Arrival at Hispaniola
October 01, 1500 – Columbus Sent Back to Spain in Chains
May 9, 1502 – Columbus Left Spain On His Fourth And Final Trip To New World
June 29, 1502 – Columbus Arrives Santo Domingo – Fourth Voyage
July 30, 1502 – Columbus First Contact with Maya
October 16, 1502 – Columbus Arrives at Almirante Bay, Panama
January 09, 1503 – Columbus Builds Garrison Mouth of Rio Belen
January 20, 1503 – Casa Contratacion Founded To Deal With American Affairs
June 25, 1503 – Columbus Shipwrecked on Jamaica
November 07, 1504 – Columbus Returned To Spain Following His Fourth Voyage
May 20, 1506 – Christopher Columbus Died
April 25, 1507 – Geographer Martin Waldseemuller and Matthias Ringmann First Used the Name America
March 27, 1513 – Spanish Explorer Sights Florida
April 2, 1513 – Explorer Juan Ponce de León claims Florida for Spain
March 06, 1521 – Magellan Discovers Guam
April 22, 1522 – Treaty of Saragosa Spain & Portugal Divide Eastern Hemisphere
January 17, 1524 – Giovanni da Verrazzano Departs for First North American Exploration
March 01, 1524 – Giovanni da Verrazzano Arrives Cape Fear, North Carolina
April 17, 1524 – Giovanni da Verrazzano Enters Hudson Bay
July 08, 1524 – Giovanni da Verrazzano Returns to France
September 29, 1526 – Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón Lands in South Carolina
October 8, 1525 – First European Settlement in North America Founded
December 25, 1526 – Pánfilo de Narváez Receives License to Settle in Florida
June 17, 1527 – Narváez Expedition Departs Spain
April 12, 1528 – Narváez Expedition Arrives Florida
August 03, 1527 – First Documented Letter Sent From British North America
*November 06, 1528 – Álvar Núñez Cabeza De Vaca Becomes First European in Texas
April 20, 1534 – Jacques Cartier Departs St. Malo To Explore Canadian Coastline
May 19, 1535 – Jacques Cartier Set Sail For A Second Voyage
May 28, 1539 – Hernando de Soto lands in Florida
February 23, 1540 – Coronado Begins Search For the Seven Cities of Gold
April 22, 1540 – Coronado Departs San Miguel de Culiacán
May 8, 1541 – Hernando De Soto Reaches the Mississippi River
May 23, 1541 Cartier Departed Saint-Malo on His Third Voyage With Five Ships
September 30, 1541 – Hernando De Soto And His Forces Enter Tula Territory
May 12, 1542 – Hernando de Soto Died on the Banks of the Mississippi River
November 20, 1542 – Spain Delegates “New Laws” Against Slavery In America
September 19, 1559 – Hurricane Destroys First Spanish Settlement at Pensacola
December 09, 1561- Edwin Sandys Born
June 11, 1562 – Jean Ribault Leaves Twenty-Eight Men on Parris Island NC
June 22, 1564 – French Establish Fort Caroline in Florida
October 18, 1564 – John Hawkins Second Voyage – Established English Slave Trade
September 08, 1565 – Founding of St. Augustine
September 28, 1565 – Jean Ribault Returns with Relief Expedition to Fort Caroline
September 20 – 1565 – Spanish Destroy Fort Caroline
September 29, 1565 – Massacre at Matanzas Inlet
November 15, 1577 – Sir Francis Drake Sets out to Circumnavigate the Earth
December 13, 1577 – Sir Francis Drake Second Departure on Quest to Circumnavigate the Earth
June 17, 1579 – Sir Francis Drake Lands On the Coast Of California
September 26, 1580 – Francis Drake returned to Plymouth, England
June 11, 1583 – Sir Humphrey Gilbert Departs England for New Foundland
August 05, 1583 – Gilbert claims Newfoundland
August 29, 1583 – Wreck of the Delight- Gilbert Expedition
August 31, 1583 – Sir Humphrey Gilberts Fleet Leaves Newfoundland
September 09, 1583 – Sir Humphrey Gilbert and his Ship the Squirrel Disappear in a Storm
March 25, 1584 – Sir Walter Raleigh Receives Humphrey Gilbert’s patent to explore North America
July 04, 1584 – First Explorers of Roanoke Island Arrive
April 09, 1585 – First Settlers Depart England for Roanoke Island
May 19, 1585 – Spain Seized English Merchant Ships – Spawns the Anglo-Spanish War
September 14, 1585 – Drake Departs on the Great Raid
November 11, 1585 – Sir Francis Drake Raids Santiago
January 01, 1586 – Sir Francis Drake Raids Santo Domingo
June 6, 1586 – Sir Francis Drake Raid on St. Augustine
June 19, 1586 – First Attempt to Settle Roanoke Island Fails As English Colonists Flee
July 3, 1586 – Grenville Returns to Roanoke Island to Re-supply the First Colony
July 28, 1586 – Sir Thomas Harriot introduces potatoes to the English Isles
May 8, 1587 – Second Group of Settlers Depart England for Roanoke Island
July 22, 1587 – Lost Colony Established
August 18, 1587 – Virginia Dare – First English Child Born In The New World
July 21, 1588 – English Fleet Begins Bombardment of the Spanish Armada
July 29, 1588 – Spanish Armada Defeated and Scattered By English Defenders
October 24, 1590 – John White Returns to England From Lost Colony of Roanoke
April 30, 1598 – Juan de Oñate Claims all of the territory drained by the Rio Grande
June 23, 1601 – Juan de Oñate Begins Great Plains Expedition
May 15, 1602 – Cape Cod Discovered By English Navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
November 12, 1602 – Sebastián Vizcaíno Names San Diego
December 16, 1602 – Sebastian Vizcaíno Enters Monterey Bay
September 05, 1604 – Samuel Champlain Sights Isles des Monts Desert
April 10, 1606 – The First Charter Of Virginia Is Adopted
December 20, 1606 – English Colonists Sail From London to Found Jamestown Colony
April 26, 1607 – First British to Establish an American Colony Land At Cape Henry VA
May 14, 1607 – English Colonists Land Near James River in Virginia
May 26, 1607 – Jamestown Residents Under Attack
August 13, 1607 – Popham Colony Established
August 31, 1607 – Maine’s First Ship Begun – Pinnace Virginia
September 17, 1607 – First Jury Award in the English Colonies
September 28, 1607 – Samuel de Champlain and his Colonists Depart Nova Scotia
January 7, 1698 – Fire Destroys Jamestown Virginia
July 03, 1608 – Samuel De Champlain Founds Quebec City
June 02, 1608 – Smith’s First Chesapeake Voyage
August 13, 1608 – John Smith’s Story Of Jamestown’s First Days Submitted For Publication
September 10, 1608 – John Smith Takes Over as Governor of Jamestown
October 01, 1608 – First Non-English Settlers Arrived in Jamestown
June 2, 1609 – Sea Venture – Third Supply Shipment For Jamestown Leaves Plymouth, England
July 28, 1609- Wreck of the Sea Venture – Third Jamestown Supply Mission
September 3, 1609 – Hudson Sailed Into New York’s Harbor
September 7, 1609 – Shipwreck Survivors on Burmuda Begin Building the Ship Patience
September 12, 1609 – Henry Hudson Enters Hudson River
September 23, 1609 – Henry Hudson Departs North America
February 28, 1610 – Thomas West Baron De La Warr Appointed First Governor of Virginia
May 24, 1610 – Sir Thomas Gates Institutes “Laws Divine Moral And Martiall
June 8, 1610 – Thomas West Saves Jamestown Colony
August 02, 1610 – Henry Hudson Discovers Hudson Bay
August 9, 1610 – Lord De la Warr Initiated the First Anglo-Powhatan War
June 22, 1611 – Hudson’s Crew Mutinies
October 20, 1611 – Hudson’s Discovery Returns to London
July 2, 1613 – Samuel Argall Leads English Expedition to Mount Desert Island
July 20, 1613 – John Rolf in Virginia Receives First Tobacco Samples
April 14, 1614 – Pocahontas Daughter Of Chief Powhatan Marries Planter John Rolfe
October 11, 1614 – Adriaen Block Petitions for Exclusive New Netherlands Trading Rights
June 12, 1616 – Pocahontas and John Rolfe arrive in London
November 18, 1618 – Great Charter of Virginia Drafted
April 19, 1619 – Governor George Yeardly Arrives Jamestown
July 17, 1619 – First Labor Strike in Colonial America Ends
July 30, 1619 – Virginia Company Formed First Elective Colonial Governing Body
August 29, 1619 ? – First BlacksLand at Jamestown Virginia
January 31, 1620 – Virginia Colony Leaders Request More Orphans for Workers
February 02, 1620 – First Pierce Patent to Pilgrims
July 22, 1620 – Pilgrims Depart Delfshaven, Netherlands for England
August 15, 1620 – Mayflower Sets Sail From England
November 03, 1620 – Council for New England Organized
November 11. 1620 – Mayflower Compact Signed
November 20, 1620 – Birth of First English Child in New England
December 21, 1620 – Pilgrims Assigned Out House-Plots To 19 Family Groups
January 7, 1621 – Plymouth Settlers Divided Into 19 Families
February 17, 1621 – Miles Standish Appointed First Commander of Plymouth Colony
March 16, 1621 – Samoset First Visits Plymouth Colony
March 22, 1621 – Massasoit and Pilgrims Agree On League Of Friendship
April 5, 1621 – Mayflower Sails From Plymouth on a Return Trip to England
June 3, 1621 – Dutch West India Company receives charter for “New Netherlands”
June 18, 1621 – The First Duel In America Took Place
December 05 – 1621 – First Report of European Honeybees in the Colonies
March 22, 1622 – Second Powhatan War Begins With Massacre
September 04, 1622 – Ill Fated Treasure Ship Nuestra Señora de Atocha Departs Havanna
September 21, 1621 – Earliest Possible Date for the First Thanksgiving Day
June 14, 1623 – First Breach-Of-Promise Lawsuit In Colonies
September 10, 1623 – First Cargo Departs New Plymouth for England – Lumber and Furs
November 05, 1623 – Fire At Plymouth Massachusetts Destroys Several Buildings
March 29, 1624 – First Wave of Dutch Settlers Depart for New Netherlands
June 16, 1624 – Virginia Company Loses Charter – Virginia Becomes Crown Colony
May 4, 1626 – Peter Minuit Becomes Director-General of New Netherlands
May 6, 1626 Dutch Governor Peter Minuit Buys Manhattan for $24 in Trinkets
November 15, 1626 – Pilgrims Buy Out London Investors
March 19, 1628 – The Massachusetts Bay Colony Founded
June 7, 1628 – Charles I grants Royal Assent to The Petition of Right
June 9, 1628 – First deportation from British North American Colonies
September 06, 1628 – Puritans land at Salem, Massachusettes
August 26, 1629 – Cambridge Agreement Mass Bay Co Stockholders Agree To Emigrate
January 13, 1630 – Warwick Patent to Plymouth Colony Issued
April 8, 1630 – First Four Ships of the “Winthrop Fleet” Depart From Yarmouth, England
May 29, 1630 – Governor John Winthrop Begins “History of New England”
May 30, 1630 – Dorchester Massachusetts Established
June 25, 1630 – Table Fork Introduced To American Dining By John Winthrop
July 12, 1630 – Dutch Buy Gull Island From Natives, Later Renamed Ellis Island
September 16, 1630 – Shawmut changes name to Boston
September 30, 1630 – First execution in British North America
October 19, 1630 – In Boston The First General Court Is Held
December 28, 1630 – Massachusetts Bay Colony Chooses New Site for Capital
February 5, 1631 – Rhode Island Founder Roger Williams Arrives In Boston
May 18, 1631-Massachusetts Bay Colony Grants Freemen Voting Rights
August 17, 1631 – Kent Island, Maryland Settled
June 20, 1632 – King Charles I Grants 2nd Lord Baltimore Rights To Chesapeake Bay Area
October 08, 1633 – Dorchester Massachusettes Holds First Town Meeting
March 3, 1634 – First tavern in Boston opens
March 25, 1634 – Lord Baltimore Founded Catholic Colony Of Maryland
May 14, 1634 – Massachusetts Freemen Elect Representatives to Draft Body of Liberties
April 23, 1635 – Oldest Us Public Institution Boston Latin School Founded
April 28, 1635 – Virginia Governor John Harvey Accused Of Treason & Removed From Office
August 25, 1635 – Great-Colonial Hurricane of 1635 Dissipated
October 09, 1635 – Roger Williams Banished From Mass Bay Colony
October 04, 1636 – First code of law for Plymouth Colony
March 17, 1637 – The First Recorded Celebration Of St. Patrick’s Day In Boston
May 26, 1637 – First Battle Of Pequot At New Haven Ct Kills 500 Indians
March 29, 1638 – First Permanent White Settlement In Delaware
June 1, 1638 – The New England Earthquake of 1638 – First ‘Quake Felt by the Colonists
January 6, 1639 – Virginia Is First Colony To Order Surplus Crops Destroyed
January 14, 1639 – First Connecticut Constitution Adopted In Hartford, Connecticut
March 01, 1639 – John Winthrop Reports First UFO Sighting
March 13, 1639 – Cambridge College Renamed Harvard
May 20, 1639 – Dorchester MA Forms First School Funded By Local Taxes
June 6, 1639 – Massachusetts Grants 500 Acres Of Land For A Gunpowder Mill
September 25, 1639 – First Printing Press in British North
November 05, 1639 – First Colonial Post Office at Boston
October 17, 1640 White Man and a Black Woman Who Commited Fornication Sentenced for Crime
December 10, 1641 – Body Of Liberties Copied And Sent To All The Towns
March 1, 1642 – Georgeana (York) Me Became The First Incorporated American City
June 14, 1642 – First Compulsory Education Law In America Passed By Massachusetts
September 23, 1642 – Harvard College First Commencement
February 25, 1643 – Dutch Colonists Kill Algonquin Indians
May 19, 1643 – Formation of the New England Confederation
February 05, 1644 – First Livestock Branding Law Passed in Colonies
March 07, 1644 – Massachusetts Becomes Became A Bicameral Assembly
March 14, 1644 – England grants patent for Providence Plantations
April 18, 1644 – Third Anglo-Powatan War Begins
August 30, 1645 – Dutch and Indians Sign Peace Treaty
March 6, 1646 – Joseph Jenkes, Ma, Receives First Colonial Machine Patent
October 28, 1646 – Reverend John Eliot Preached First Sermon to Massachusett Tribe
November 04, 1646 – Massachusetts Bay Colony Passes Law – Denying Devine Origin a Crime
May 11, 1647 – Peter Stuyvesant Arrives in New Amsterdam
November 11, 1647 – Massachusetts Passes First Colonial Compulsory School Attendance Law
June 15, 1648 – First Execution for Witchcraft – Margaret Jones Hanged
October 04, 1648 – Peter Stuyvesant Establishes Americas First Volunteer Firemen
October 18, 1648 – First Trade Organization In Colonies – The Company of Shoomakers
April 21, 1649 – Maryland Toleration Act Passed Allowing Freedom Of Worship
May 31, 1650 – Harvard Granted Charter, Still In Effect Today
October 03, 1650 – Parliament Passes Act Asserting Rule Over the Colonies
July 24, 1653 – Anthony Johnson, A Free Black, Receives Grant Of 250 Acres
October 09, 1651 – Navigation Act Passes Parliament
May 18, 1652 – Rhode Island Enacts First law Banning Slavery
May 27, 1652 – Massachusetts Bay Mint Act Establishes Illegal Colonial Mint
June 27, 1652 – New Amsterdam Enacts First Speed Limit Law in North America
February 2, 1653 New Amsterdam Becomes A City
May 3, 1654 – First Toll Bridge in the Colonies Authorized
March 08, 1655 – John Casor Becomes First Slave In America
April 26, 1655 – Pirate “Black Sam” Bellamy Goes Down With His Ship
August 28, 1655 – New Amsterdam Bars Jews From Military Service
February 22, 1656 – New Amsterdam Granted a Jewish Burial Site
June 20, 1676 – The First Thanksgiving Proclamation – Charlestown, Massachusetts
July 11, 1656 – First Quakers Arrive in Boston
September 22, – 1656 All Female Jury Tries Woman Accused of Killing Her Child
October 14, 1656 – Massachusetts Enacts the First Legislation Against the Quakers
December 27, 1657 – Signing of the Flushing Remonstrance
October 27, 1659 – Quakers William Robinson and Marmaduke Stevenson Executed
October 15, 1660 – Asser Levy Granted Butcher’s License In New Amsterdam
January 26, 1662 – First American Lime Kiln Begins Operation (Providence RI)
April 23, 1662 – Royal Charter Granted Connecticut
April 6, 1663 – King Charles II Signs Carolina Charter
July 8, 1663 – King Charles Ii Of England Grants A Charter To Rhode Island
July 27, 1663 – The English Parliament Passes the Second Navigation Act
September, 13 – 1663 First Serious Slave Uprising – Gloucester County Conspiracy
December 31, 1663 – Eliot Bible Finished – First Printed Bible in the English Colonies
March 12, 1664, New Jersey Becomes a British Colony
Top of Page

© 2021 Paul Wonning

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s