The Coming of Independence

By Lola Berra, Civics Pd 5de

Events

Magna Carta

1215

Colonists set sail for the New World

1606

First British Settlement in US

1607

Pilgrims arrive at Plymouth Rock

1620

Petition of Right

1628

William Penn receives plot of land for PA and DE from King

1681

English Bill of Rights

1689

French & Indian War

1754 - 1763

George III on British Throne

1760 - 1801

Treaty of Paris

1763

Boston Massacre

1770

Boston Tea Party

1773

Intolerable Acts

March 24, 1774

1st Continental Congress

September 5, 1774

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

2nd Continental Congress

1775

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Articles of Confederation

1781

Treaty of Paris

1783

Ratification of the US Constitution

1787