Limited the king, protected the rights of the nobles. Protected rights such as trials by jury.
Englishmen in North America came to start a settlement in Jamestown, Virginia. which was named after their King, James I.The settlement became the first permanent English settlement in North America.
The first democratically-elected legislative body in British North America.
the first agreement for self-government to be created and enforced in America
An early colonial constitution that established a rule of law that governed the towns of Wethersfield, Windsor, and Hartford.
The North American conflict in a larger imperial war between Great Britain and France.
A proclamation to placate Native Americans who had sided against King George III during the recently concluded Seven Years' War.
The North American conflict in a larger imperial war between Great Britain and France
The new tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used
A series of British acts passed relating to the British American colonies in North America
British Army soldiers shot and killed people while under attack by a mob.
A political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts.
Harsh laws passed by the British Parliament. They were meant to punish the American colonists for the Boston Tea Party and other protests.
A meeting of delegates from twelve of the Thirteen Colonies who met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania early in the American Revolution.
They met to find out how would the colonist meet the military threat of the British then a Continental Army was created.
Tensions that's been building for many years between residents of the 13 American colonies and the British authorities, particularly in Massachusetts fought.
Announces the separation from England
Reasons why the 13 colonies should be Independent of Great Britain.