WOMEN, FAMILY, AND GENDER
Arrival of first English women at Roanoke; all vanish from English view by 1590.
Jamestown colonists all initially male; first Englishwomen arrive a year later.
Marriage of John Rolfe and Pocahontas.
Arrival of first English women at Plymouth.
Civil and religious trials of Anne Hutchinson.
Cockacoeske, “queen” of the Pamunkeys of Virginia, wields power.
Mary Rowlandson taken hostage in King Philip's in Massachusetts.
Mary Dyer, Quaker missionary in New England, executed.
Virginia law makes slavery heritable through the mother.
Virginia prohibits interracial marriages.
Salem witchcraft trials.
Decline in interest of mainland colonies in accepting English women convicts ...