The New World- Tiffany Brickle

Timeline created by Tiffany Brickle
In History
  • Steps toward self-rule

    Steps toward self-rule
    When the English Civil War occurred the colonists took steps toward self-government. In the time of 1643, several colonies joined together in the United Colines of New England. When the war with Spain started the colonial governments gained independence.
  • The Navigation Acts

    The Navigation Acts
    The Eglish Parlament Passed it's Navigation Acts in October of 1651. These acts were to increase the independence of the British Empire by limiting trade to England and decreasing dependence on foreign imported goods. The Navigational Act directed at the Dutch required all of the trade between England and the colonies to be carried in English or coloinal vessels which resulted in the Anglo-Dutch War in 1652.
  • Effects of the Navigation Acts

    Effects of the Navigation Acts
    The Effects of the Navigation Acts caused resentment in the colonies. It made them have to buy from Britain or resold by Britain merchants. The Navigation Acts was also a major contributing factor to the American Revolution.
  • The Dominion of New England

    The Dominion of  New England
    The Dominion of New England was the merging of British colonies. The Dominion merged colonies of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. They were forming a huge colony altogether.
  • The Glorious Revolution

    The Glorious Revolution
    The Glorious Revolution occurs from a guy named William who lived in orange. He took the throne in 1688 from James 11. What happened brought a permanent surge of power within the English constitution.
  • Colonists' Reactions

    Colonists' Reactions
    When the colonist found out that William and Mary were the new King and Queen of England it caused many revolts against the government officials appointed by James II. In March of 1689 when the news reached the Massachusets Bay Colony a rebellion quickly began to spread in Boston. On April 18th a crowd rose up and gathered in the streets of Boston to remove the governor of the Dominion of New England who was at this time, Sir Edmund Andros.
  • Neglect by England

    Neglect by England
    The policy of Salutary Neglect allowed the colonial merchants to flout, or violate, the Navigation Acts. They paid taxes and all the money went to England. The money should of went to the colonies and where they originated.
  • Colonial governments in the 1700s

    Colonial governments in the 1700s
    During 1600-1700s England was governed by a mixture of forces. The house of commons, the house of lords and the monarchy. The house of commons was the elect part of parliament, it was mostly filled with wealthy people.
  • England goes to war against Spain

    England goes to war against Spain
    Spanish succession war was over the death of King Charles II. They wanted to contain the expansion of France under Louis XIV. When Louis XIV announced his grandson the king as Philip V, then invaded the Spanish Netherlands.
  • After a reign of 72 years king Louis XIV of France dies

    After a reign of 72 years king Louis XIV of France dies
    The reign of Louis XIV lasted for 72 years. Out of all the European monarchs, his reign lasted the longest. He died just 4 days away from his 77th birthday. He died of gangrene at Versailles.