Brief Contents of Video

Introduction: thirteen colonies

1600: Spanish and French holdings

1558-1603: England under Elizabeth I

1585-90: Roanoke Island

1607: Jamestown and Chesapeake Bay

1608-24: Early development of Virginia

1550-1620: Reformation and England

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

1620s: Development of New Netherland

1630s: New Sweden

1624-1660: Maryland and later Virginia

Conclusion: religious freedom