American Government

American Government Timeline

Magna Carta

1215

First British Settlement in the US

1607

Pilgrims arrive at Plymouth

1620

Colonists set sail

1620

Petition of Right

1628

William Penn gets PA & DE

1681

English Bill of Rights

1689

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

King George III

1760 - 1801

Treaty of Paris

1763

American Revolution

1765 - 1783

Boston Massacre

March 5, 1770

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

Intolerable Acts

1774

1st continental Congress

1774

2nd continental congress

May 10, 1775

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Articles of Confederation

1781

Treaty of Paris

1783

Ratification of the Constitution

September 17, 1787