The New World Timeline
 
 
 
 

The New World - Timeline

2 years ago by: MatchWare
 
 
  • The New World
    • Columbus reaches the Americas (1492)
    • Hispaniola, the first Spanish settlement (1493)
      • Treaty of Tordesillas
    • Cabot reaches Newfoundland (1497)
    • Columbus reaches South America (1498)
    • First slaves transported to Latin America (c 1510)
    • Spanish colonization of Mexico (1519-1535)
      • Cortés conquers the Aztec Empire (1519-1521)
    • Magellan crosses the Pacific (1520)
    • Portuguese colonization of Brazil (1530-1567)
    • Spanish colonization of Peru, Chile and Argentina (1532-1553)
      • Pizarro conquers the Inca Empire (1532-1534)
    • Silver mining begins (1545)
      • Potosi (Peru)
      • Zacatecas (Mexico)
    • Portuguese begin sugar cultivation in Brazil (c 1560)
    • First permanent English settlement in America (1607)
    • French colonists found Quebec (1608)
    • First slaves transported to North America (1619)
    • Pilgrim Fathers land in New England (1620)
    • Dutch settle New Amsterdam (1625)
    • New Amsterdam (New York) taken by British (1664)
    • La Salle claims Louisiana for France (1684)
    • Gold discovered in Brazil (1693)
    • Bering begins reconnaissance of Alaska (1728)
    • The American Revolution (1775-1776)
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