goverment timeline

  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta

    it cluded such fundamental rights as trail by jury and due process of law
  • Jamestown Found

    was founded with the first permanent English settlement in North American at Jamestown in 1607
  • french and indian war

    the French been defeated and their power broken in the french and Indian war
  • King George III Is King

    came to the throne in 1760
    was crowned king September 22, 1761
  • Stamp Acts

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

    The British troops in Boston fired on a jeering crowd
  • Boston tea party

    The Tea Party was the culmination of a resistance movement throughout British America against the Tea Act, which had been passed by the British Parliament in 1773
  • 1st Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress discussed the worsening situation and debated plans for action
  • 2nd Contintal Congress

    The 2nd Continental Congress met in Philadelphia