Timeline for Unit 4

Timeline created by Naomi-BR
In History
  • First Navigation Laws to control colonial commerce

    declared that only English ships would be allowed to bring goods into England, and that the North American colonies could only export its commodities, such as tobacco and sugar, to England.This caused a lot of smuggling to happen in the colonies.
  • Jonathan Edwards begins Great Awakening

    Religious awakening that began the idea that what people do while they're on earth matters and predestination is not true.
  • Acts

    Quartering Act, Stamp Act were some examples of taxes tried on the colonies to try and help reduce the debts that were owed.
  • Boston Massacre

    British soldiers stood in the american colonies and opened fire because they were being taunted and they heard someone yell fire.
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    Zenger Free-Press Trial in New York

    begins the idea of freedom of speech and of being able to question the authority.
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    Seven Years war(French and Indian War)

    war because of infringement on territory of the natives. There were disagreements on what land belongs to who.