1619 30.7.1619 Virginia established the first legislative assembly in America. On 6.9.1620, the Mayflower sailed from Plymouth, England, with 102 men and women from a calvinist separatist community seeking a place in the new world to practice their religion.The "Pilgrims" landed on 6.9.1620 and founded Plymouth Colony in what became Massachusetts, the first New England colony. Puritans, from the Church of England, founded a colony at Massachusetts Bay in In 1628, about sixty Puritans under John Endicott migrated to Salem in what is now Massachusetts.By 1636 the General Court gave power over the church to the magistrates and, later, control as to who preached what and where.
Here the people, who choose its civil rulers, are God's people, in covenant with him, they are members of the churches; God's laws and God's servants are enquired of for counsel" An early use of American as an ideal 1647 Nathaniel Ward, Massachusetts lawmaker, having returned to London, published The simple cobbler of Aggawam in America under the pseudonym Theodore de la Guard.
It contains the phrase "an Article of our American Creed".
They were deposited in the channels and on the banks of streams that flowed into the lagoons, swamps, estuaries and beaches of an ancient inland sea.
This sea, at its greatest extension, reached from the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Ocean; it covered most of central to western Nebraska and Kansas during the Quipu: an ancient Inca device for recording information, consisting of variously coloured threads knotted in different ways.
The southern colonies, such as in Chesapeake Bay 1614 New Netherlands The Dutch West India Company explored and began to settle an area north of Virginia in 1614.