American colonial timeline

Giovanna Rivera

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1607

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Virginia company settles in Jamestown. It was a carter. Virginia joined stock company . It was the first settlement.

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1614

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John Rolfe learned to grow a certain type of tobacco,the first crop was sold in 1614 He married Pocahontas and made ✌🏼 peace with the Native Americans.

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1619

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House of Burgesses- allowed colonists to have some say in their government. Had their first meeting in a church in Jamestown ⛪️

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1620

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Mayflower Compact . The mayflower compact was a formal document that pledged their loyalty to England. It was a necessary step in development of a representative government in America. It was the first written government document. 📜

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1639

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Fundamental orders .The first written constitution in America. Windsor and Wethersfield agreed to form a colony where they adopted a plan of government called fundamental orders of Connecticut. Thomas Hooker wrote the fundamental orders.



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