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The Early Colonies: Brief Contents

This 22 minute video can be viewed as a whole or in sections corresponding to individual colonies. The following table indicates the beginning and length of each of these sections. (Reset your VCR counter to 0:00 at the beginning of the "Animated Atlas" logo.)

Time Length No. Section
  1:43 1:41 1 England under Elizabeth I and Roanoke Island
  3:30 3:17 2 Jamestown, Chesapeake Bay and Early Virginia
  6:50 7:48 3 New England: Reformation and Pilgrims and Puritans
14:40 4:04 4 New Netherland: Hudson River to New Sweden
18:44 1:27 5 Maryland and Later Virginia

Introduction: thirteen colonies
1600: Spanish and French holdings
1558-1603: England under Elizabeth I (Begin Sect. 1)
1585-90: Roanoke Island
1607:   Jamestown and Chesapeake Bay (Begin Sect. 2)   Preview
1608-24: Early development of Virginia
1550-1620: Reformation and England (Begin Sect 3)
1620: Pilgrims and Plymouth
1630: Masssachusetts Bay Colony
1630s: Origins of Connecticut
1630s: Roger Williams and Rhode Island
1642-49: English Civil War
1609: Hudson River (Begin Sect. 4)
1620s: Development of New Netherland
1630s: New Sweden
1624-1660: Maryland and later Virginia (Begin Sect. 5)
Conclusion: religious freedom

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