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Sybil, her family, and friends. For example, Sybil is 20 years old when The population of American colonists reaches 475,000. Boston (pop. 12,000) is the largest city, followed by Philadelphia (pop. 10,000) and New York (pop. 7000)
||First town, Bath, is established in North Carolina by the arrival of the French Huguenots.
||The Tuscarora War begins between the local Indians and colonists. After two years of fighting, the Tuscarora Indians move west.
||Blackbeard, the pirate is killed off the North Carolina coast.
||By 1719, North Carolina and South Carolina have separated into two colonies.
||The province is divided into 12 parishes as the Church of England becomes the state church.
||The Yemassee Indian Wars begin and continue through 1717. After killing every trader they could find, the Creek Indians launched a broad attack across the Savannah River at settlers on South Carolina's frontier.
||By 1719, the South Carolina region is separated from North Carolina and becomes a royal colony. Records were kept in Charleston.
||"Stono's Rebellion" - insurrection of slaves on Stono River plantations.
||The population of American colonists reaches 475,000. Boston (pop. 12,000) is the largest city, followed by Philadelphia (pop. 10,000) and New York (pop. 7000)
||Map of US Colonies
||James Oglethorpe establishes the Georgia Colony in the new world. The new settlers form friendships with the Creek Indian Nation towns in this area. Georgia is the thirteen English colony to be settled.
||England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins
||Scotland and England unite to form "Great Britain"
||War of Spanish Succession ends
||System of forced labor to build roads in France is devised by Jean Orry
||King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins