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3 May 1493
Pope Nicholas V Gives Spain Sovereignty Over Americas

Pope Nicholas V Gives Spain Sovereignty Over Americas

26 September 1493
Pope Nicholas V Gives Spain Sovereignty Over Discovered Lands

Pope Nicholas V Gives Spain Sovereignty Over Discovered Lands

10 September 1570

Spanish Jesuits Land in Virginia Colony to Convert American Indians to Christianity

29 April 1607
First Anglican Church in American Colonies Established at Cape Henry Virginia

First Anglican Church in American Colonies Established at Cape Henry Virginia

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21 June 1607
America's First Protestant Episcopal Parish is Established

America's First Protestant Episcopal Parish is Established

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22 July 1620
English Separatists Begin Emigration to North America Under Leadership of John Robinson

English Separatists Begin Emigration to North America Under Leadership of John Robinson

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16 September 1620
The Mayflower Leaves Plymouth, Heading for America

The Mayflower Leaves Plymouth, Heading for America

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11 November 1620
Separatists Fleeing England Sign Mayflower Compact, First Written American Constitution

Separatists Fleeing England Sign Mayflower Compact, First Written American Constitution

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5 March 1623
First American Temperance Law Enacted by Virginia Colony

First American Temperance Law Enacted by Virginia Colony

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7 April 1628
Jonas Michaelius Becomes First Minister of Dutch Reformed Church in America

Jonas Michaelius Becomes First Minister of Dutch Reformed Church in America

6 September 1628
Massachusetts Bay Colony Started in Salem With Arrival of Puritan Colonists

Massachusetts Bay Colony Started in Salem With Arrival of Puritan Colonists

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30 June 1629
Samuel Skelton Elected First Pastor of Salem Massachusetts

Samuel Skelton Elected First Pastor of Salem Massachusetts

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22 March 1630
Puritans of Massachusetts Bay Colony Outlaw Cards, Dice, Singing, Dancing

Puritans of Massachusetts Bay Colony Outlaw Cards, Dice, Singing, Dancing

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5 February 1631
Founder of First American Baptist Church, Roger Williams, Arrives in North America

Founder of First American Baptist Church, Roger Williams, Arrives in North America

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18 May 1631
Massachusetts Bans Non-Christians From Holding Political Office

Massachusetts Bans Non-Christians From Holding Political Office

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25 March 1634
First Catholics Colonists Arrive in North America

First Catholics Colonists Arrive in North America

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9 October 1635
Banishment from Massachusetts Ordered for Roger Williams for Heresy and Sedition

Banishment from Massachusetts Ordered for Roger Williams for Heresy and Sedition

8 September 1636
Harvard Founded by Puritans - First School of Higher Learning in America

Harvard Founded by Puritans - First School of Higher Learning in America

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7 November 1637
Massachusetts Bay Colony Tries and Convicts Anne Hutchinson for Heresy

Massachusetts Bay Colony Tries and Convicts Anne Hutchinson for Heresy

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22 March 1638
Anne Hutchinson Expelled From Massachusetts Bay As Punishment for Heresy

Anne Hutchinson Expelled From Massachusetts Bay As Punishment for Heresy

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21 June 1639
Birth of American Theologian Increase Mather, Last American Puritan

Birth of American Theologian Increase Mather, Last American Puritan

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20 August 1643
Anne Hutchinson Expelled From Massachusetts Bay Colony

Anne Hutchinson Expelled From Massachusetts Bay Colony

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1 September 1646

Cambridge Synod of Congregational Churches Convenes in Massachusetts

11 April 1649
Largest Auto De Fe of New World Occurs in Mexico

Largest Auto De Fe of New World Occurs in Mexico

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21 April 1649
Toleration Act Passed in Maryland, Protects Catholics Against Protestant Harassment

Toleration Act Passed in Maryland, Protects Catholics Against Protestant Harassment

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15 June 1649
Margaret Jones First to be Tried and Executed for Witchcraft in Massachusetts

Margaret Jones First to be Tried and Executed for Witchcraft in Massachusetts

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16 October 1649

Maine Passes Legislation Creating Religious Freedom for All

25 December 1651

Puritan Massachusetts General Court Levies Fine for Anyone Observing Christmas

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11 July 1653
Birth of Sarah Good, First of Three Women Accused of Witchcraft in Salem

Birth of Sarah Good, First of Three Women Accused of Witchcraft in Salem

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22 August 1654
First Jew Arrives in American - Jacob Barsimson

First Jew Arrives in American - Jacob Barsimson

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26 April 1655
Governor Stuyvesant's Demand to Expel Jews From New Amsterdam Denied

Governor Stuyvesant's Demand to Expel Jews From New Amsterdam Denied

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11 July 1656

First Quakers Arrive in Boston, Will be Expelled for Advocating Abolition of Slavery & Sexual Equality

5 August 1656

Eight Quakers Arrive in Boston and are Imprisoned by Puritan Authorities

14 October 1656

Massachusetts Enacts First of Many Laws Imposing Restrictions on Quakers

27 October 1659

William Robinson and Marmaduke Stevenson are First Quakers Executed America

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7 December 1661

British Parliament Pressures Massachusetts Colony to Life Corporal Punishment Act

12 February 1663
Birth of Cotton Mather, Puritan Leader

Birth of Cotton Mather, Puritan Leader

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24 March 1664
Roger Williams Gets Charter to Colonize Rhode Island

Roger Williams Gets Charter to Colonize Rhode Island

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27 May 1664
Increase Mather Becomes Minister of Boston's Second Congregational Church

Increase Mather Becomes Minister of Boston's Second Congregational Church

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13 October 1670
New Virginia Law Decrees All Non-Christian Servants Sailing to Colony will be Slaves for Life

New Virginia Law Decrees All Non-Christian Servants Sailing to Colony will be Slaves for Life

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3 May 1675
Massachusetts Law Requires Church Doors be Locked & Guarded During Services

Massachusetts Law Requires Church Doors be Locked & Guarded During Services

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10 March 1681
English Quaker William Penn Made Sole Proprietor of Colonial Pennsylvania

English Quaker William Penn Made Sole Proprietor of Colonial Pennsylvania

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11 May 1682
Massachusetts Repeals Ban on Celebrating Christmas

Massachusetts Repeals Ban on Celebrating Christmas

30 August 1682
William Penn Sails from England to Start Colony of Pennsylvania

William Penn Sails from England to Start Colony of Pennsylvania

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23 June 1683
Founder of Pennsylvania colony Quaker William Penn Signs Treaty With Indians

Founder of Pennsylvania colony Quaker William Penn Signs Treaty With Indians

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29 February 1692
Salem Witch Trials Begins With Arrest of Three Women

Salem Witch Trials Begins With Arrest of Three Women

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1 March 1692
Salem Witch Trials Launched With the Jailing of Three Women

Salem Witch Trials Launched With the Jailing of Three Women

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2 June 1692
Bridget Bishop First to be Tried for Witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts

Bridget Bishop First to be Tried for Witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts

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10 June 1692
Bridget Bishop Becomes First of Twenty People Executed for Witchcraft in Salem

Bridget Bishop Becomes First of Twenty People Executed for Witchcraft in Salem

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19 July 1692
Sarah Good Executed by Hanging for Witchcraft in Salem

Sarah Good Executed by Hanging for Witchcraft in Salem

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