Growth of the Thirteen Colonies from 1600-1770 (K +K)

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    Growth of the Thirteen Colonies from 1600-1770

  • 1st House of Burgesses Meeting

    1st House of Burgesses Meeting
    This meeting was held to create laws. The burgesses were the representatives of the colonies towns. They could make local laws for the towns.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The compact pledged their loyalty to England. Also it declared their intension of forming a civil body politic. It was a necessary step in the development of the representative government in the new American colonies.
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
    Ferdinando Goges and Jon Mason founded New Hampshire . They founded New Hamshire to get profit from fur and fish trading.
  • John Winthrop led settlers to Massechusetts Bay

    John Winthrop led settlers to Massechusetts Bay
    Winthrop led 900 men, women and children.Most of the people settled in a place called Boston.
  • Maryland

    Cecil Calvert founded Maryland for the purpose to sell land. also to have religious freedom.
  • Connecticut

    Thomas Hooker founded Connecticut for farming and religious and political freedom. He also founded it for profit from fur trading.
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    Roger Williams founded Rhode Island. He founded it for one reason religious freedom.
  • Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
    It was the 1st written constitution in America. It describes the organization of Representatives government in America.
  • Act of Toleration

    Act of Toleration
    The act granted Protestents and Catholics the right to worship freely. It was the second law passed for toleration.
  • Pennsylvania

    William Penn founded Pennsylvania for profit from selling land. He also founded it for religious freedom.
  • Glorious Revolution

    Glorious Revolution
    It forced out James and placed his daughter Mary on the throne. Mary had a Dutch husband named William of the Orange.
  • Charter of Liberities

    Charter of Liberities
    Penn granted colonists the right to elect representatives to the legislature. It gave them a representative government.
  • Great Awakening

    Great Awakening
    A religious rival swept through the colonies in the New England and Middle Colonies. From 1720 to 1740's ministers called for "a new birth."
  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War
    The French and Indian War is a war against Britain. The French and Indians joined together against Britain.
  • Pontiac's War

    Pontiac's War
    Pontiac gathered forces and captured the British fort and other British outposts. In the summer the Native Americans killed settlers along the Pennyslvannia and Virginia frontiers.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    It set the Apalachain Mountaians as the western boundary fo the colonies. The boundary was temporary. The proclamation angered many of the colonists who owned shares in land companies.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    It forced France to give Cananda to Britain. Also they had to give most of the land east of the Mississippi River to Britain.