What Led to This Period 5 panglparka

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  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta Signed

    The King's power was to become limited, and that nobody would be above the law.
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Between One and Two Million Native Americans Live in the Ten Major Cultural Regions North of Mexico

    Two of the ten major cultural regions are the Northwest Coast and California.
  • First Permanent English Colony Established in America

    a. The name of the first permanent English colony in America was Jamestown.
    b.The group of merchants that formed Jamestown were known as the London Company.
  • Mayflower Compact Signed

    Mayflower Compact
    Fact learned: This document didn't survive and it was signed by 41 male passengers, not one female. The Mayflower Compact was signed so the people knew how they were going to be governed.
  • First Thanksgiving Celebrated by Pilgrims and Indians

  • America's First Law Guaranteeing Religious Liberty Was Passed

    The Act Concerning Religion was the first law in the United States of America that guaranteed religious liberty for all.
  • English Took Control of New Netherland

    New Netherland was renamed New York.
  • Fear of Witchcraft Began in Salem, Massachusetts

    Witchcraft in Salem There were more than 150 men and women kept as prisoners because they were accused of witchcraft which if they were found guilty of, could be penalized by death.
  • African Slaves First Brought to the United States, Specifically Jamestown

    The African slaves were first brought to Jamestown to work on the tobacco plantations they had.
  • Enslaved Africans Living in Every Colony

  • First Great Awakening Began

    The First Great Awakening was started as a movement to "revive" religious spirits.
  • Year All 13 British Colonies in North America Were Established

  • First Continental Congress

    Suggested by Benjamin Franklin, he was unable to get enough votes until after the Boston Port was closed due to the Boston Tea Party.
  • Crowning of King George III

    King George III was very popular and spoke English as a first language.
  • Prime Minister George Grenville Proposed the Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act requires all colonists to purchase a stamp for every piece of paper that they used.
  • Quartering Act Passed

    The Quartering Act required all colonists to provide housing, candles. firing, cooking utensils, bedding, vinegar, salt, and beer or cider to the British troops.
  • Townshend Acts Passed

    The Townshend Acts required a tax on all packages and goods that came from Britain.
  • Parliament Passed the Intolerable Acts

  • Paul Revere rides to warn the colonists

    Paul Revere is most famous for his midnight ride to warn the colonists that the British were coming.
  • Beginning of Revolutionary War

    The Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party, are two events that led to this war.
  • Second Continental Congress

    John Hancock started the Second Continental Congress, he replaced Peyton Randolph due to sickness.
  • Publishing of Cmmon Sense

    Thomas Paine published this pamphlet to chaallenge the British Government.
  • Signing of Declaration of Independence

    Fifty-six signers gathered to sign this document. The most largest and most famous signature was by John Hancock.
  • British Surrender to American Troops

    France was the country that became an ally of America during the war.
  • Treaty of Paris Signed

    Our Documents-Treaty of Paris New Information From Website: There are signatures from a man named David Hartley and three American negotiators on the last page of this document and they are listed in alphabetical order. One effect of this treaty was that Great Britain had to respect and view the United States of America as an established and independent nation.