In this time line i'm going to talk about the 13 colonize and facts about the 13 colonize.
1519 John White returns to Roanoke and finds deserted land.
After helping establish the first English settlement on the Island of Roanoke, off the coast of modern day North Carolina, John White reluctantly returned to England for supplies.
1707 Virginia becomes the first colony.
Virginia is founded under a patent for the London Company and becomes the first British colony in North America. Jamestown, Virginia is the first permanent English settlement.
1620 Massachusetts is founded.
The King of England grants a charter to a group of Puritans to allow them to form a colony along the Massachusetts Bay.
1623 New Hampshire is founded.
New Hampshire is created as a fishing colony by Captain John Mason. It is named for Hampshire County in England.
1624 Lord Baltimore founds the colony of Maryland.
The first colonists from England to arrive on the western shore of Maryland call it St. Mary's.
1636 Puritans establish the colony of Connecticut.
Puritan minister Thomas Hooker and Governor John Haynes of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establish River Colony, later called Connecticut.
1636 Rhode Island is founded by Roger Williams.
After being kicked out Massachusetts for his belief in the separation of church and state.
1638 Delaware is founded by Peter Minuit and the New Sweden Company.
Peter Minuit of the Netherlands establishes a colony called New Sweden.
1653 A group of Virginians establishes Carolina.
Acting on a charter from King Charles II, eight noblemen from Virginia create a settlement south of Virginia.
1664 Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret found New Jersey.
With the Duke of York in control of the former Dutch trading post, he renames it New York.
1682 Pennsylvania is established by William Penn.
Acting on a land grant that is owed to his deceased father, William Penn creates a colony to serve as a refuge for Quakers under persecution in England.
1732 James Oglethorpe establishes the colony of Georgia.
King Charles II grants James Oglethorpe a royal charter to establish a colony between Florida and South Carolina.
1776 The Colonies declare their independence from England.
With the signing of the Declaration of Independence, all of the colonies of America declare their independence from England.
1777 The 13 colonies are represented in the first American flag.
The Second Continental Congress passes a resolution that states that the American flag shall have 13 stripes, alternately in red and white, to represent the 13 colonies.
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