Timeline

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Pre 1600

1534

New France founded by the French, it initially embraced the shores of the St. Lawrence River, Newfoundland, and Acadia (now Nova Scotia)

1600-1620

1620

November, the English established the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts

1614

The Dutch established the colony of New Netherland

1609

28 August: Henry Hudson lands at what is now Half Moon Bay in the Delaware Bay

1608

Henry Hudson anchored in what is now New York Bay

1607

14 May: The English established the Jamestown, VA colony

1620-1640

1638

Manners and Customs of Swedish Forefathers in New Sweden, 1638-1656

1624

Dutch established a settlement on the upper Hudson

1624

Dutch established a settlement on Nuten Eylant

1620

November, the English established the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts

1640-1660

1660-1680

1680-1700

1700-1720

1720-1740

1740-1760

1760-1775