Unit 1 Timeline 1607-1775

Timeline created by Teshea
In History
  • Nov 17, 1100

    Great Awakening (please ignore the day and month)

    Great Awakening (please ignore the day and month)
    European Protestant revivalism spread to British North America. The new views hit the world.
  • Salem Witch Trials

    Salem Witch Trials
    Young girls were performing witchcraft, with a slave. They didn't wish to get caught so they began to blame villagers of being witches. These accusations set the stage for the witch trials.
  • Great Puritan Migration (please ignore the day and month)

    Great Puritan Migration (please ignore the day and month)
    Anglican authorities tried to eliminate Puritan influences on the church. To escape this, they migrated to Massachuesetts Bay.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    It was the first governing document of the Plymouth Colony. The document was written by seperatists, who were trying to escape religious persecution.
  • Middle Passage (please ignore the day and month)

    Middle Passage (please ignore the day and month)
    Millions of Africans were being shipped to the New World as a part of the Atlantic Slave Trade. The long and agonizing trip was described as the "Middle Passage".
  • Iroquois Confederacy (please excuse the day and month)

    Iroquois Confederacy (please excuse the day and month)
    It was composed of the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas and Senecas. Each of them had a symbol to represent their tribe. They occupied New York between the Hudson and Lake Erie.
  • King Phillip's War (please ignore the day)

    King Phillip's War (please ignore the day)
    It was initiated because three Wampanogs killed a Christian Indian and threatened to arrest Meatacom.
  • Bacon's Rebellion (please ignore the day and month)

    Bacon's Rebellion (please ignore the day and month)
    Bacon wanted to attack the Indians, whether they were hostile or not. When he and his troops were told to stop, he responded with violence.
  • Peter Zenger

    Peter Zenger
    Peter was cherged with seditiously labeled Cosby.
  • French and Indian War (please ignore the day and month)

    French and Indian War (please ignore the day and month)
    The Indians were the allies of the French. However, they turned on them. This led to their defeat.
  • Albany Plan (please ignore the month and day)

    Albany Plan (please ignore the month and day)
    The purpose of it was to gain the support of Indians. Seven of the thirteen colonies, north of Virginia, gather in Albany, New York to plan for mutual defense.
  • Pontiac's Rebellion (please ignore the day and month)

    Pontiac's Rebellion (please ignore the day and month)
    It was led by the Ottowan Political leader. During the rebellion eight British forts were sacked near the Great Lakes and seiged the people at Pittsburgh Detroit.
  • Procalamtion of 1763

    Procalamtion of 1763
    It was made in the hope of ending the fight initiated by George the third. He enforced his control of land transaction, settlement, trade and other activites of non-Indians west of the Appalachians.
  • Sugar Act of 1764

    Sugar Act of 1764
    Its main goal was to increase the revenues, which would offset Britain military expenses in North America. The result would be the end of Britain's policy of exempting colonial trade from revenue raising measures.
  • Quartering Act

    Quartering Act
    The act ordered colonial legislatures to pay for goods that the soldiers, who were staying in their borders, needed.
  • Stamp Act Congress

    Stamp Act Congress
    The representatives of the nine colonial assemblies met in New York City. They all agreed that the Parliament lacked the authority it needed to levy taxes outside Great Britain and to deny anyone a jury trial.
  • Townshed Acts

    Townshed Acts
    They were created to cut the British land tax and pass it on to the colonists. It was proposed by Charles Townshed.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The gaurds posted at the Boston House of Customs shot at a crowd of commoners because they were protesting British soldier abuse. The massacre ended with four men dead, seven wounded and one mortally wounded.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    They were the retaliation from the Boston Tea Party. It was a way for the British to assert their authority.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    This Act was made to save the East India Company. It would do so by relieving it of its import duties on tea entering England.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Twenty young men dressed themselves as Mohawk Indians. These men and a crowd of people went toward the docks. They dumped the barrels of tea into the ocean.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    They endorsed the principles of Suffolk Resolves, which put Massachusetts in s state of passive rebellion. The outcome involves that colonies owed no obedience to any of the Coercive Acts.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Most of the delegates opposed idependence and the Olive Branch Petitions.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    Olive Branch Petition
    The petition was written by Dickenson. The document asked for the stop of firing at Boston, repeal of Coercive Acts, and negotiations to establish guarentees of American rights.
  • Thomas Paine/Common Sense

    Thomas Paine/Common Sense
    This book was the reason the colonists lost the attatchment to their king. That lost attachment is the reason they could become truely independent.
  • Non-Importaion (please ignore the day and month)

    Non-Importaion (please ignore the day and month)
    The importation of tea became illegal.
  • Battle fo Saratoga

    Battle fo Saratoga
    Gates fought two battles near Saratoga. It resulted in 1,200 caualties on Burgoyne. Burgoyne's troops surrendered on October 17, 1777.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The document made colonitsts purchase and use specially stamped paper for newspapers, customs, documents, licenses, college diplomas and legal forms.
  • Gaspee Affair

    Gaspee Affair
    Gaspee was a British schooner that was enforcing unpopular trade regulations. He was caught, however the bay he was doing his illegal acts in is now named after him.