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1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1700 American colonies prosper
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1735 Freedom of press established
1565 First colony St. Augustine
1584 - 1588 Roanoke Island Colony
1607 Jamestown 1st permanent settlement
1620 Pilgrims to America on Mayflower
1638 Printing press reaches America
 John Haley
 b.1590 Middlesex, England
 d.1643 Middlesex, England
 William Haley
 b.1620 Middlesex, England
 d.1675 Portsmouth, Rhode Island
 John Speed
 b.1552 Cheshire, England
 d.1629 London, England
 Joan Speed
 b.1580 London, England
 Susanna Draper
 b.1558 London, England
 d.1628 Middlesex, England
 John Haley
 b.1650 Portsmouth, Rhode Island
 d.1701 York, Virginia