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  • Jamestown, Virginia

    The first successful English settlement
  • Mayflower Compact

    The Mayflower Compact was drawn up with fair and equal laws, for the general good of the settlement and with the will of the majority.
  • John Locke

    John Locke contributes to the constitution for the Carolina colony
  • Albany Plan of Union

    The Albany Congress proposes that the colonies unite.
  • Stamp Act

    The new tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used
  • The Boston Massacre

    Boston troops fired into a crowd of citizens and killed 5 people.
  • The Tea Act

    The act was not intended to raise revenue in the American colonies, and in fact imposed no new taxes. It was designed to prop up the East India Company which was floundering financially and burdened with eighteen million pounds of unsold tea.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    Colonist dressed in Mohawks and dumped tea into the Boston Harbor to prevent British tax on tea
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    These two battles spark the revolution.
  • The Declaratoin od Independence

    The declaration was signed proclaiming the new nation