Level Of Government

  • Jan 31, 1215

    Magna Carta

    A group of determined barons forced King John to sign the Magna Carta the Great Charter.
  • King George III is King

    King became more power, Britain began to deal more firmly with the colonies.
  • French Idian War

    French had been defeated and their power broken.
  • Stamp Act

    Law required the use of tax stamps on all legal documents, on certain business agreements, and on news papers
  • Boston Massacre

    British troops in fired on a feering crowd, killing five.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Disguised as Native Americans, dumped the cargo into the sea.
  • First Continental Congress

    Denounced in America as the Intolerable Acts.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Reacted to the Declaration of Rights as it had to other expressions of colonial discontent with even stricter and more repressive measures.
  • Revolutionary War Began

    The war began.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Borrowed funds, bought supplies, created a money system, made treaties with foreign power.
  • Revolutionary War Ends

    American's victory was confirmed by Signing of the Treaty of Paris.
  • Ratification of Constitution

    The Congress of the Confederation paved the way for its successor.