1700s Through the 1800s

Timeline created by haleyymanns
In History
  • Virginia Code

    Virginia Code
    Virginia code makes all non-christian servants entering colony enslaved and all enslaved become property
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    Rhode Island forbids clandestine importation of Indian and black enslaved
  • Establishment of Georgia

    Establishment of Georgia
    King George creates a Charter for poor people. Colony was supposed to act as a shield for South Carolina
  • Stono rebellion

    Stono rebellion
    A Catholic governor in Florida promised freedom to fugitive slaves that came to fight for him.
  • Proclamation line

    Proclamation line
    Create to uphold a "promise" between the Iroquois and Delaware, that is to have a colony with no English Settlers. Colonists just finish fighting for that land, and now they were being kicked out of it.
  • Currency act

    Currency act
    English colonies can no longer use their own currency. They must instead use British money.
  • Sugar act

    Sugar act
    Established Vice admiralty courts to enforce the navigation acts. Also replaced the Mollases Act of 1733, except now it encompassed more than just molasses
  • Quartering act

    Quartering act
    The colonists has to provide for English soldiers
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    First tax directed towards American Colonies. Items that are to be taxed must bear a stamp on them. Violators will be tried and convicted in Vice Admiralty courts
  • Boston massacre

    Boston massacre
    Shots were fired in Boston, no one knows who started it. 7 people die as a result.
  • Tea act

    Tea act
    Create to give a monopoly to East India Trading Company. Removed import tax from England.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    Bostinians would not let the tea be unlocked. If the tea was brought on the land, then it would then be considered theirs.