The English, led by Sir William Penn and General Robert Venables, took over the last Spanish fort in Jamaica in 1655.This William Peen was a naval officer and the father of the William Penn who became a The region of north east South America now knwon as Colombia bridges the Carribaean and the Pacific, the Amazon and the Andes. Santa Fe de Bogotá (Bogotá), the capital of present day Colombia, was founded by the Spaniard Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada in 1538. The French called it Paresseux and the Spanish Perezosos or Pereza (lazy). This animal figures in the mythology of some native South Americans as an ancestor of the human species, or as an animal a human is changed into as punishment.They used a commercial charter to establishe their jurisdiction.Between 16, about 20,000 Puritans came to New England.It was the first place occupied by Europeans in the Americas.Spain took what gold it could and the Indians died out.
Made up of the governor and freemen, it had full legal authority.1634 27.3.1634 The Werowance (chief) of the Yoacomoco Indians having agreed to sell a village to Leonard Calvert in exchange for gifts, trading guarantees and protection from their enemies, the Susquehannock and is against-law.Ann Hutchinson did not hold that the redeemed are above the law.New Amsterdam was granted self government by the Dutch in 1652.It was captured by the English in 1664, given to the king's brother (the Duke of York), and renamed New York.