Americas Timeline

Americas Timeline

Navigation Acts

06/15/1651 - 06/15/1673

The Navigation Acts established the rules for colonial trade throughout the British Empire. They were protectionist laws that made imported goods from within the empire more affordable than foreign ones.

Charles II died

11/1/1700

Bourbon Monarchy controls Spain

11/16/1700

War of Spanish Succession

07/01/1701 - 7/1/1714

New Granada created

5/27/1717

Seven Years War

02/2/1756 - 02/02/1763

Spanish lost Florida

06/15/1763

Salutary Neglect ends

06/15/1763

Proclamation Act

10/7/1763

Stamp Act

4/27/1765

Sons of Liberty created

8/1/1765

Townshend Act

06/15/1767

Jesuits expelled from the Americas

7/15/1767

Tea Act

5/10/1773

Boston Tea Party

12/16/1773

First Continental Congress Convened

9/5/1774

Common Sense written by Thomas Paine

1/10/1776

La Plata created

08/15/1776

Free trade decree made by Spain

7/15/1778

Rebellion of Tupac Amaru II in Peru

11/18/1780 - 11/18/1793