Colonial America Unit

Colonial America Links

Lesson 1

Why did the English come to America?

Lesson 2

1607 - British settled Jamestown in Virginia.

Lesson 3


1620 - Pilgrims settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Lesson 4

Roger Williams

Roger Williams

1630 - Puritans came to Boston, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

1636 - Connecticut and Rhode Island were settled.


Lesson 5


1623 - New Netherlands settled.

1626 - New Netherlands became New York.

1638 - Delaware 1664New Jersey


Lesson 6


1682 - Quakers came to the New World. Settled in Pennsylvania.

Lesson 7

James Oglethorpe

James Oglethorpe

1634 - Maryland

1653 - Carolina

1670 - South Carolina

1733 - Georgia

Lesson 8

1734 - Daniel Boone was born.

Other Famous Colonists
George Washington
George Washington
Paul Revere
Paul Revere
Betsy Ross
Betsy Ross
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson



Teacher Resources

Tennessee Standards

Lesson Plans - Week #1 - Week #2 - Week #3

Foldable Organizer Comparing the Three Colonial Regions

Colonial America Timeline

Colonies Charts

The First Colonies - Virginia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island

The Middle Colonies - New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania

The Southern Colonies - Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland

Study Guide


Colonial America Lap Book

American History Colonial America

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