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John, his family, and friends. For example, John is 23 years old when During the 1660's plantation owners change the laws and revoke contracts so that the Africans cannot earn their freedom.
|Sir Isaac Newton invents calculus
|During the 1660's plantation owners change the laws and revoke contracts so that the Africans cannot earn their freedom.
|The Carolina colonies are established after King Charles II grants the territory to eight loyal supporters.
|In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
|England's Civil Wars begin
|The Society of Friends founded. Later this group becomes known as Quakers.
|King Charles I of England is executed
|England's Civil Wars end
|Louis XIV of France marries Maria Teresa Infanta of Spain
|Great Fire of London
|Hudson Bay Company formed (English)