My Timeline

By jlinc1
  • The Navigation act

    The English Navigation Acts were a series of laws that restricted the use of foreign shipping for trade between England and its colonies.
  • Woolen Act

    The Act of 1699 is an Act of the Parliament of which attempted to heighten taxation and increase control over colonial trade and production of wool.
  • Salutary Neglect

    A long-lasting, British policy of avoiding strict enforcement of parliamentary laws, meant to keep the American colonies obedient to England.
  • Hat Act

    An act made in 1732 to control hat manufacture, sale, and exportation of American-made hats.
  • Molasses act

    The Molasses Act colonial merchants had been required to pay a tax of six pence per gallon on the importation of foreign molasses
  • Iron Act

    In 1750 an act was made making a strict importation on iron bars.
  • French and Indian War

    Also called The Seven Years War. The conflict was played out in Europe, India, and North America. Europe, Sweden, Austria, and France were sent to crush the rising power of King of Prussia. The English and the French battled in North America, the Caribbean, and in India.
  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain on one side and the United States of America and its allies on the other.
  • Albany Plan

    In June 1754 delegates from most of the northern colonies and representatives from the Six Iroquois Nations met in Albany, New York. There they adopted a "plan of union" drafted by Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania. Under this plan each colonial legislature would elect delegates to an American continental assembly presided over by a royal governor.
  • Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act reduced the rate of tax on molasses from six pence to three pence per gallon. The act also listed more foreign goods to be taxed including the importation of sugar.
  • The American Resistance

    1765- American Resistance- military conflict with native groups in the northwest.
  • The Stamp Act

    Requires a tax to be paid on the transfer of certain documents. Those that pay the tax receive an official stamp on their documents, making them legal documents.
  • Townshend Act

    The Townshend Act was a series of acts passed in 1767. Relating to the British colonies in North America. The acts are named after Charles Townshend.
  • The Boston Massacre

    In 1770, a riot broke out against a British soldier. This British soldier was getting stones, sticks and snowballs thrown at him. The captain reacted by calling in other soldiers. The captain didn’t tell them to fire but then one of the soldiers was struck in the head with a club, the soldier fell to the ground and his musket fired into the crown by accident. The other soldiers responded by also shooting into the crowd killing and wounding many men and women.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    In 1773, Tax was put on tea and the colonist reacted by dressing up as Tomahawk Indians and dumping all of the tea in the Boston Harbor. This action was called the Boston Tea Party.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The battle marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies in the mainland of British North America.
  • Revolutionary War

    A world war between Britain, The United States, France, Netherlands and Spain. An American Victory afterwards.
  • Second Continental Congress

    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that gathered together on May, 10th 1775.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    British regulars faced an assemblage of colonial militia at the Battle of Bunker Hill. In the evening the British had had a victory against the militia.