American Democracy

  • Nov 20, 1215

    Magna Carta/Great Charter

    Magna Carta/Great Charter
  • Jan 1, 1500


  • Jamestown Colony (established)

    Jamestown Colony (established)
  • House of Burgesses

    House of Burgesses
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
  • Plymouth Colony (established)

    Plymouth Colony (established)
  • Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
  • Culpeper's Rebellion

    Culpeper's Rebellion
  • Glorious Revolution

    Glorious Revolution
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
  • Salem Witch Trials

    Salem Witch Trials
  • The Great Awakening

    The Great Awakening
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
  • Proclamation line of 1763

    Proclamation line of 1763
  • Pontiac's Rebellion

    Pontiac's Rebellion
  • Sugar/Revenue Act of 1764

    Sugar/Revenue Act of 1764
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    -imposed on all American colonists
    -taxed every piece of printed paper used
    -the money collected was to be used to help pay the costs of defending and protecting the American frontier near the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Virginia Resolves

    Virginia Resolves
  • Sons of Liberty

    Sons of Liberty
  • Townsend Act

    Townsend Act
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
  • Gaspee Incident

    Gaspee Incident
  • Commettees of Correspondence

    Commettees of Correspondence
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
  • Edenton Tea Party

    Edenton Tea Party
  • Seoond Continental Congress

    Seoond Continental Congress
  • Mecklenburg Resolves

    Mecklenburg Resolves
  • Halifax Resolves

    Halifax Resolves
  • Declaration of Independance

    Declaration of Independance
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    Treaty of Paris 1783
  • Land Ordinance of 1785

    Land Ordinance of 1785
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
  • Federalists/Anti-Federalists Papers

    Federalists/Anti-Federalists Papers
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
  • Land Ordinance of 1787

    Land Ordinance of 1787
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion