Servants colonists america


By Nadia15
  • Jay Treay

    ... Compensate ships seized, Opened trade in India, Evacuate western forts.
  • Privy Council

    Regulated the value of foreign coins according to the silver content
  • Virginia House of Burgesses

    Passed comprehensive slave codes regulating hpw slabves can interact with citizeens.
  • Georgia

    Georgia recieves it's charter and becomes a colony.
  • Currency Act of 1751

    Parliament passed, forbidding anyone from accepting and paper money issued by New England colonies as legal tender.
  • Georgia

    Becomes a Royal colony
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    French and Indian War (Seven Years War)

    Begin between Britain and France over claims over land in the Ohio River Valley. The Battle of Quebec was the turning point of the war allowing Britian to eventually win.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Ended the French and Indian war. In the treaty, France gave up all of its territories in mainland North America. Britain gained the land west of the Mississippi and Florida from Spain
  • Proclamation Line of 1763

    Proclamation Line of 1763
    Gave land to the Iroquois that was promised by King George III. Settlers had fought for this land during the French and Indian War and now had to move off of it.
  • Stamp Act

    The first direct tax on American colonies, taxed items must bear a stamp.
  • Quartering Act

    Each colonial assembly was directed to provide for the basic needs of soldiers stationed within borders.
  • Declaratory Act

    Replaced the stamp act. Stated that the paraliement has supreme pwoer over the colonist.
  • Restraining Act

    Passed as result of New York refusing to comply with the Quartering Act. Suspened the New York assembly.
  • No Taxation Without Representation

    Virginia boycotts slaves brought by British ships. The Royal Governor of Virginia dissolved the House of Burgesses as a result.
  • Boston Massacre

    An incident when a lone soldier guarding the Kings money began to be harassed by some locals and a mob began to form. The soldier warrying about the money being stolen called for back up. This ended with 5 locals and 2 boys dead.
  • The Gaspee incident

    The Gaspee incident
    William Duddington the Captian of the queen's ship Gaspee was known to loot other navy vessels and abuse his power. A ship coming from Newport baited the Gaspee aground. Colonist heard of this and got the crew off the ship and looted and burned the ship down.
  • Tea Act

    Not enacted to generate revenue. Gave monopoly to East India Company Tea on direct sales to the colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonist did not want to have to pay the taxes on the tea. At night colonist dressed as Native Americans boarded the East Indian Company ships and dumped the tea into the water.
  • The Quebec Act

    Passed by British Parliament repealed the loyalty oath and reinstated French civil law in combination with British criminal law.
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    First Continental Congress

    56 delegates met and wrote the Declaration of Rights and Grievances. If Britain failed to address the colonists grievances in a timely manner, Congress would reconvene May 20, 1775.
  • Misnamed Battle of Bunker Hill

    1600 Colonist v. 2000 British soldiers the British won.
  • Common Sense

    Thomas Paine's Common Sense was published, and was the first work to openly ask for Independence from Great Britian.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The first battle between the colonist and British soldiers. The British planned to capture the Colonial leaders Sam Adams and John Hancock and the steal their gunpowder. The colonist found out and met the British outside of Lexington. The colonist won causing the British to retreat back to Boston.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    In Philadelphia, George Washington formed the Continental Army. Olive Branch Petition was written in hope to avoid war with England. King George III refused to recieve it.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was signed
  • Washington Crossing the Delware

    Washington Crossing the Delware
    On Christmas night Washington leads the army across the Delaware River. Catching the Hessians off guard and gaining their supplies
  • France recognized America's Independence

    France gave money, soldiers, and ships
  • John Jay Treaty

    John Jay is sent to Britain to end the Impressment of the colonist. The terms agreed were that Britain would compensate for all ships seized, Indian trade would open for America, the British would evacuate the western forts. Impressments would not be mentioned in the treaty. After returning to American Jay would have to retire from the public eye becuase of the backlash.
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    Winter at Valley Forge

    Long and hard winter on the colonial soldiers. George Washington along with Baron Fredrick von Stuben from Russia helped make the army move as one.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    General Horatio Gates jumps on Burgoyne at Saratoga. The Colonist won gaining the support of the French
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
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    Battle of Yorktown

    The last battle of the Revolutionary War. General Cornwallis and British surrenderd to the Colonial army and the French.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Ended the American Revolutionary War. Britain, Spain, France, and America signed a peace treaty. America gained Independence from Britain, and the land from the Appalachian mountains to the Mississipi River. France gained Tobago, Debt and they had the French Revolution. Spain gained Florida
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    Farmers in Massachusetts demanded property taxes be reduced. They did a series of violent attacks on courthouses and other government properties.
  • The Philadelphia Convention

    Because of the issues with the Articles of Confederation the delegates called a convention. 55 delegates tried to create a government from scratch.
  • Delaware

    Is ratified as a state.
  • Pennsylvania

    Is ratified as a state.
  • New Jersey

    Is ratified as a state.
  • Georgia

    Is ratified as a state.
  • Connecticut

    Is ratified as a state.
  • Massachusetts

    Is ratified as a state.
  • Maryland

    Is ratified as a state.
  • South Carolina

    Is ratified as a state.
  • New Hampshire

    Is ratified as a state.
  • U.S. Constitution

    U.S. Constitution
    The Supreme Law of the United States of America. Lays out the frame work of the National government.
  • Virginia

    Is ratified as a state.
  • New York

    Is ratified as a state.
  • North Carolina

    Is ratified as a state.
  • Judiciary Act of 1789

    Established a federal judiciary system.
  • Rhode Island

    Is ratified as a state.
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    Whiskey's Rebellion

    Hamilton's Whiskey tax became a burden on western farmers. The farmers began protesting and becoming violent. Washington sent 13,000 troops to calm the situation.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    The first ten amendments of the U.S. Constitution. Guarantee the rights certin rights to all citizens of the U.S.
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    First Presidential election

    George Washington was a uniamous vote among the states. Making him the first president of the United States of America.
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    Second U.S. Presidential Election

    John Adams was running under the Federalist Party against Thomas Jefferson who was running under the Democratic-Republican Party. John Adams won becoming the Second president of the United States.
  • George Washington Dies

    George Washington Dies