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This is a timeline of some of the most important dates in America's history that led to how everything is for us today.
Created by G0808524
on Oct 4, 2010
Last updated: 10/07/10 at 05:00 PM
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Tea was very popular in the colonies, but it was stolen from Holland, so tax was placed on the tea to prevent more smuggling
the Sons of Liberty set up the Boston Tea Party
Violence came up because of the tension from the british soldiers
The law required all legal/official documents to have a stamp showing tax payment
Parliament passed the law to place tax on sugar, molases, and other goods.
The document said to respect the rights of English citizens and of the parliament
This document provided more voting rights to non-church members. It also separated church and state
A document that the pilgrims on the Mayflower had to agree to. It said they have to vow to obey the laws agreed on for the good of the colony. This made the colony more stable
The Virginia House of Burgesses became the first representative government and it gave the colonies/colonists more power. The first meeting was held on July 30th, 1619
On June 15, 1607, Jamestown was completed, becoming the first permanent settlement in Virginia.
This document guaranteed rights of Englishmen, more power to the nobles, and it limited the king's power.