The unofficial policy of Britain that loosened the hold on America allowing it to prosper but also led to their independence.
This first permanent English settlement in England was Jamestown.
It was an assembly of elected representative from Virginia. It was the first of its kind in the colonies. It was dissolved it when it started resisting the crown.
The Mayflower Compact was the first attempt at government in the New World. It was drawn up to be fair and equal for all.
One of the first successful colonies. Was a symbol of freedom because the pilgrims were searching for religious freedom.
First written constitution. Set up a government. Prototype of the United State's current constitution.
Western Virginia's citizens were upset at the Governer Berkely for not helping them againist the Indians. #MOODY
William of III overthrew the catholic King James II. He was put into power with Queen Mary II. They accepted more restraints from parliament than all previous rulers.
Declared rights and liberties of the people and had a big impact on our constitution.
19 men and women were charged for witchcraft by death. One man was beaten to death, several died in jail and many lives were changed.
He printed an article against the governor and was charged of libel. He was convicted not guilty by the jury and way allowed to go free. This made printers feel freer.