witchcraft hysteria brings out tensions amongst
Queen Anne's War begins
Tuscarora Wars begin in NC
Failed slave revolt in NYC
PA colony bans importation of slaves
Yamasee War in SC, protest against English mistreatment
Colony gets new charter giving it all North American
Territories north of the St. Lawrence.
Massachusetts enumerates the "Frontier Towns." Inhabitants
forbidden to desert on pain of loss of their lands (if
landholders) or of imprisonment (if not landholders).
Deerfield listed as frontier town.
on Deerfield. Part of Queen Anne's War 1702-1713
MA orders the first land survey of the area in present-day
southeastern VT to settle a boundary dispute with CT.