Government Time line

  • Jamestown Founded

    Jamestown Founded
    Jamestown, Virginia, the first successful English settlement was founded.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact.
  • John

    John Locke contributed to the constitution for the Carloina colony.
  • Albany Congress

    Albany Congress
    The Albany Congress proposed that the colonies should unite.
  • French vs. Indian

    French vs. Indian
    The French and Indian war began.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act is passed.
  • Massacre

    Five colonists are killed by the British at the Boston Massacre.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    Colonist dressed as Mohawk dumped tea into the Boston Harbor to protest Bristish tax on tea.
  • Parliament

    Parliament passed another set of laws, punishing colonists, which led to boycotts.
  • Battle

    The battles of Lexington and Concord sparked the Revolution and caused more tension.