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  • Jan 1, 1215

    The Magna Carta is signed

    Magna Carta The Magna Carta was created after the king broke his word saying he would be just. The Magna Carta changed the way the King governed the people.
  • Jan 1, 1400

    1-2 Million Native Americans Settled in ten major cultural regions, North of Mexico

    2 of these cultural regions were; The Great Plains, and California
  • The first permanent English colony is established

    This colony was called Jamestown, and was founded by a group of merchants called the London Company.
  • The Mayflower Compact is signed.

    The purpose of this document was to describe the way the Pilgrims would govern themselves in the New World.
  • The first Thanksgiving is celebrated

  • America's first law guaranteeing religious liberty is passed.

    This law was called the Act concerning Religion.
  • African Slaves brought to U.S (Jamestown)

    They were forced to farm and solve labor issues.
  • English take control of the settlement of New Netherland

    It was renamed New York by the English.
  • Fear of witchcraft begins in Salem, Massachusetts

  • Enslaved Africans in every colony

  • First Great Awakening begins

    The awakening began to revive people's religious spirit, since people thought that others had lost their religious faith.
  • All 13 colonies established

  • Revolutionary War begins

  • King George III Crowned

  • Stamp act proposed by P.Minister George Grenville

    This act required that all paper had to be stamped, and that stamp costed.
  • The Quartering Act is passed

    This law ordered that colonial assemblies must provide British troops housing and food, and all they ask.
  • Townshend Acts are passed.

    This act placed a duty/tax on certain goods the colonies imported from Britain.
  • Parliament passes Intolerable Acts

  • First Continental Congress

  • Paul Revere warned colonists that the British were coming

    Paul Revere
    Paul Revere had a companion that helped him rode with him.
  • Second Continental Congress first Met

  • Common Sense was published

    Common SenseThomas Paine was the author of this pamphlet. It was the first work to openly ask for independence from Great Britain.
  • Delegates signed the Declaration of Independence

  • British Surrender to American trooops

    France became an ally of America during the war.
  • Treaty of Paris signed

    United States was recognized as an independent nation and Britain gave up its claim to all lands.