American History Ch 1-8 -Kristen Lisek

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  • Aug 17, 1477

    Exploration Began

    Exploration Began
    Marco Polo Published A Book About The Experiences Of The Far East During The 1200s. The Book Described China As A Land Of Great Wealth.
  • Apr 26, 1578

    Roanoke Charter By Queen Elizabeth

    Roanoke Charter By Queen Elizabeth
    Queen Elizabeth Granted An Agreement Or Charter To Sir Humphrey Gilbert To Begin A Colony. Gilbert Wanted To Establish A Colony In The New World.
  • Jamestown

    People Came To Jamestown, Virginia To Find Gold. The Colony Made Captain John Smith To Be In Charge.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    John Carver Was Made Leader, The Mayflower Compact Was Made To Support Our Democratic Government, Which Is Ruled By The People.
  • Navigation Acts

    Navigation Acts
    This Was To Regulate Colonal Trade. Most Americans Traded With Other Countires.
  • Triangular Trade

    Triangular Trade
    Gathered Afriacan Americans From Africa. They Were Brought To America To Be Slaves.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    This Was Not Really A Massacre. It Was More Of An Accidential Massacre.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Taxes Were High So There Was Tea Dumped Overboard. Colonists Dressed Up As Mohawk Indians.
  • Declaration Of Independence

    Declaration Of Independence
    The 13 Colonies Were Made Free State. This Is Why We Celebrate This Day As A Holiday.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    There Was A Battle Here. Great Britian Did Not Win This One.
  • U.S. Constitution

    U.S. Constitution
    Delagates Signed The Constitution Hoping That It Will Be Approved. It Was Then Approved After A Little While Later.
  • Bill Of Rights

    Bill Of Rights
    These Are The First 10 Amendments. They Are In The U.S. Constitution.
  • XYZ Affair

    XYZ Affair
    There Were 3 Secret French Agents Known As X, Y, Z, They Refused To Cooperate With Delages Unless There Was A Large Amount Of Money Involved.
  • Womens Rights

    Womens Rights
    Women Did Not Have Much Rights. They Had To Do A Whole Lot Of Work.
  • Earliest Americans

    Earliest Americans
    This Was After The Ice Age. People Used The Same Techniques Though,
  • Land Bridge Disaster

    Land Bridge Disaster
    The Bridge Overflowed Which Caused Hunters Not To Gather Food. But Most Of The Hunters Have Already Moved To South America.