Started after the French Indian War debt tarrif.
to be 1st responders to brit war
Cause of tariff anger in colony.
Parliament taxes, colonies-protest, repeal of tax. Then the cycle goes over again.
This brought lots of controversy because it was the tyrannical control on the fastest means of communication of the time.
The Boston Massacre, known as the Incident on King Street by the British, was an incident on March 5, 1770, in which British Army soldiers shot and killed people while under attack by a mob
The demonstrators, some disguised as Native Americans, in defiance of the Tea Act of May 10, 1773, destroyed an entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company. They boarded the ships and threw the chests of tea into Boston Harbor.
Passed after the Boston Tea Party
Response to the intolerable acts
On the night of April 18, 1775, hundreds of British troops marched from Boston to nearby Concord in order to seize an arms cache. Paul Revere and other riders sounded the alarm, and colonial militiamen began mobilizing to intercept the Redcoat column. A confrontation on the Lexington town green started off the fighting, and soon the British were hastily retreating under intense fire.
The Declaration of Independence is defined as the formal statement written by Thomas Jefferson declaring the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain.
The age of conquistadors ignited by the empires of the time and their greed, power and land. It was made extremely popular due to Christopher Columbus and his expedition to the Asia by sailing west of the Atlantic
Led by John White this 100 person colony mysteriously disappeared leaving behind a looted colony with the words "croatoan" carved on walls and tree trunks. The first colony but not the first successful colony often referred to as "the lost colony".
Established the providence of Rhode Island, after fleeing possible arrest in Massachusetts.
This was the town saved by John Rolfe's tobacco (he also married Pocahontas. Remained Virginia company's capital until 1699. This is an achievement as it is the first successful colony from England.
Remember this is the era of mechanism, which was the time of conquistadors, and harsh living for both the natives as well as the pilgrims.
The first democratic document ever written in the new world. Written by so called Saints (male separatists on the Mayflower.
The separatists fed up with the Holanization of their youth finally ventures to the new world. Here they suffer harsh new seasons, up to forty-five of the 102 immigrants died the first winter and were buried on Cole's Hill.
Locke argued against the belief that human beings are born with certain ideas already in their minds. He claimed that, on the contrary, the mind is a tabula rasa (blank slate) until experience begins to “write” on it.
Hutchinson is known chiefly for her role in the antinomian controversy in Massachusetts Bay Colony.She brought attention to Cotton’s spirit-centered theology through biweekly meetings, championing him and her brother-in-law John Wheelwright as true Christian ministers. She was banished and fled to Rhode Island after banished from the Massachusetts Bay colony. Co-founder of Rhode Island.
This was the first attempt of public schooling
Freedom of Christian worship. First step to the Religious Freedom Act.
Mercantile theory is stated into effect. This included selling goods only to England, the creation of illegal smuggling (John Hancock made his fortune through smuggling), "salutary neglect" meaning the laws were not being enforced. This act created the first seams of separation from the mainland due to tyranical power from the King.
This was a fort on English territory in the Americas that was destroyed, Fort Pitt was created on the ashes.
The French and Indian War was the North American conflict in a larger imperial war between Great Britain and France known as the Seven Years’ War. The French and Indian War began in 1754 and ended with the Treaty of Paris in 1763. This war led to war debt that in turn led to an increase in tax.
The time leading up to the Revolution