American Colonial Timeline
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Mayflower Compact in 1620

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The Mayflower passengers planed to settle in Virginia colony. The first land they sighted was cape cod.

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Fundamental Order in 1639

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This was the first written constitution in America, and it described the organization of representative government in detail.

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House of Burgesses in 1619

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Met for the first time in a church in Jamestown.

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John Rolfe in 1614

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John Rolfe planted tobacco which helped people

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Jamestown Settlement in 1607

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1606 the Virginia joint stock company was given a charter. Jamestown was settled in 1607 by John Smith.



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