History Timeline From JC

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  • Samuel Maverick

    Samuel Maverick
    builds a trading post at Noodle Island
  • William Blackstone

    William Blackstone
    Builds his house on a peninsular people call place of clear waters
  • Johm Winthrop

    Johm Winthrop
    Comes to Boston and creates " a city upon a hill" They set sail from England with a dream.
    Their new nation would be a guiding light.
    It would be an example for the whole world.
    John Winthrop spoke of a 'City Upon A Hill'.
    This was the Puritan vision for America.
    And it continues to this day.
  • Anne Hutchison

    Anne Hutchison
    What disturbed them was her criticism of the colony's ministers and her assertion that a person could know God's will directly.She was banished from the colony. Along with her family and 60 followers, she moved to Rhode Island, and later to New York, where she perished in an Indian raid.
  • Mary Dyer

    Mary Dyer
    was an English Puritan turned Quaker who was hanged in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony (now in present-day Massachusetts), for repeatedly defying a Puritan law banning Quakers from the colony.She is one of the four executed Quakers known as the Boston martyrs.
  • King Phillips War

    King Phillips War
    In New England (at the time had no name)
    Colonists didnt want to share land with natives
    Became friends in the end of the war
    War between Between Colonists and the Native Americans
    In 1675 english did a suprise attack on the Natives and killed 500 of them
  • Goodwife Glover

    Goodwife Glover
    is excecuted in Boston for Witchcraft
  • Salem witch trials

    Salem witch trials
    From June through September of 1692, nineteen men and women, all having been convicted of witchcraft, were carted to Gallows Hill, a barren slope near Salem Village, for hanging. Another man of over eighty years was pressed to death under heavy stones for refusing to submit to a trial on witchcraft charges. Hundreds of others faced accusations of witchcraft; dozens languished in jail for months without trials until the hysteria that swept through Puritan Massachusetts subsided
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament in 1763. The purpose of the Stamp Act was to raise funds to support the British Army that was stationed in America.
  • Thomas Hutchinson

    Thomas Hutchinson
    Thomas Hutchinson was Governor during the difficult years leading to the American Revolution. He was very much "of Boston," but of an English Boston, to which he was earnestly loyal throughout his life.
  • Red Coats

    Red Coats
    Arrival of two regiments of red coats on long wharf
  • Christopher Seider's Death

    Christopher Seider's Death
    Seider along with a dozen other school boys were among an angry mob in front of a building throwing rocks at the shop of a Loyalist merchant. Ebenezer Richardson, a Loyalist came along, and tried to defend the merchant but was hit in the head with a rock. Ebenezer decided to go back to his house and fetch his musket. From there he climbed up a two story building and aiming his musket into the mob began to fire at random. In doing that Ebenezer shot Christopher Seider instantly killing him
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a "patriot" mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of British soldiers. Several colonists were killed and this led to a campaign by speech-writers to rouse the ire of the citizenry
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    When the British repealed the Townsend Act they removed all taxes and duties on goods, except for tea. This became the focal point of the colonists anger.
  • Paul Revere Ride

    Paul Revere Ride
    "Paul Revere's Ride" (1860) is a poem by an American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow that commemorates the actions of American patriot Paul Revere on April 18, 1775.
  • The Battle of Lexingtion And Concord

    The Battle of Lexingtion And Concord
    The British were armed with muskets and bayonet. Some light guns were used. The American militia were armed muskets, blunderbusses and any weapons they could find.The British suffered extensive loss. The Americans considered the contest an encouraging start to the war.
  • The Battle Of Bunker Hill

    The Battle Of Bunker Hill
    2,400 British troops against 1,500 Americans.While the British drove the Americans from the Charlestown peninsula it was with heavy loss. The battle was at the time considered to be an American defeat but has since been lifted to the ranks of a heroic stands against forces of oppression.
  • The Evacuation of the British from Boston

    The Evacuation of the British from Boston
    The British evacuation of Boston was a major victory for the patriots, and Washington's first victory.