American Independance

  • Jamestown, Virginia was founded.

    Jamestown, Virginia was founded.
    The first successful, English settlement, is founded.
  • Mayflower Compact was Signed

    Mayflower Compact was Signed
    The Pilgrams signed their first real document as citizens.
  • John Locke Contributes

    John Locke Contributes
    John Locke contributed to the constitution for the Carolina colony.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Requires the taxing of stamps.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British troops killed 5 people when they fired into a rebelious protesting crowd.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The tea was dumped into the Boston Harbor to protest taxes.
  • First Continental Congress meets

    First Continental Congress meets
    Fighting the power of the British government, and trying to lighten their power.
  • War begins

    War begins
    The battle of Lexington and Concord spark the revolution.
  • Second Continenal Congress

    Second Continenal Congress
    Revisions were made to the first Decloration of Rights.
  • Independence

    The Declaration of Independence is signed.