Townshend knew that his program would be controversial in the colonies, but he argued that, "The superiority of the mother country can at no time be better exerted than now." The Townshend Acts were created right after the Stamp Act. The Stamp Act was the English parliament taxing stamps on the colonies and it ended by the colonies wanting to have the same rights as the english. Unlike the stamp acts, it took quite some time before the colonists were concerned about it. Soon the colonies started to boycott, this resulted in a decrease in british trade for three years which eventually lead to the Townshend Acts being repealed by the prime minister.
Created because of inflexible Puritans and smuggling. 3. Sir Edmund Andros=governor a. power to levy taxes and make laws 4. Abolished all New England local government Glorious Revolution A. James II succeeded by his daughter Mary and husband William of Orange 1688/89 B. Also wanted a more strictly controlled colonial system C. Maryland rebelled against Catholics and became a royal colony D. New York controlled by German militia officer Leisler shortly until he was hanged.
It was drafted by the Pilgrims who crossed the Atlantic aboard the Mayflower, seeking religious freedom. It was signed on November 11, 1620 * The main purpose of the Mayflower compact was to establish self government, freedom of religion and to write a constitution within 5 years. JOHN WINTHROP – * John Winthrop was a wealthy English Puritan lawyer and one of the leading figures in the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the first major settlement in New England after Plymouth Colony. * He delivered the famous "City upon a Hill" speech. He was against the idea of pure democracy because of ‘’common folks’’.
1625 – 1649 He married a French Catholic, which have made rumours that they may take over this country. 1625 – 1649 Like James I, Charles believes he gets his power from God. He calls it ‘The Divine Right of King’. 1629 – 1640 He decides to rule without us, but expects us to still give him the money he needs. 1633 He makes a catholic called William Laud Archbishop of Canterbury.
Bacon’s Rebellion and Metacom’s War also known as King Philip’s War were two of these conflicts that greatly hurt the relationship between these two peoples. During Metacom’s War multiple towns in the colonies of Plymouth, Massachusetts bay, Rhode Island, and Connecticut were attacked. These attacks left thirteen town completely destroyed and pushed the colonist back toward the east coast. This battle which started in 1675 lasted just about fourteen months and ended in 1676. During Bacon’s Rebellion, we can see where the colonist retaliated against the Native Americans despite the wishes of their
It was thought that they built a boat of some kind by stripping down their houses and using the materials. it was about twenty years until Roanoke was rediscovered by John Smith when he started his own colony called Jamestown. Jamestown was in the same vicinity of Chesapeake Bay and Roanoke. This theory is not very accurate because the only evidence they have is The Native leader that live near the Chesapeake Bay admitted killing all the colonists. His reason was that they invaded their
King James Phase 1- 1603-1612 Ministers James’s key minister (above all favourites) was Robert Cecil, secretary of State since 1590, created Earl of Salisbury in 1605, appointed Lord Treasurer in 1608. He lost credibility with the failure of the Great Contract in 1610 and died in 1612, bringing the first phase of James’s rule to an end. Robert Carr came to court in 1607 and became James’s favourite. He had little political influence until the death of Salisbury Religion 1603- Puritans presented James with the Millenary Petition demanding change to the Church. 1604- Hampton Court Conference.
William Bradford (Plymouth governor) William Bradford (March 19, 1590 – May 9, 1657) was an English leader of the settlers of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts, and was elected thirty times to be the Governor after John Carver died. His journal (1620–1647), was published as Of Plymouth Plantation. Bradford is credited as the first to proclaim what popular American culture now views as the first Thanksgiving. Governor of the Plymouth Colony in America for 30 years. A member of the Separatist movement within Puritanism, in 1609 he left England and went to Holland seeking religious freedom.
Apart from the colonist being harassed with taxes, their trade with all parts of the world except Britain was another reason why the colonists wrote the Declaration of Independence. The illegal imposition of rules over their trade and production, commonly known as the Navigation Acts, which have been pressed on them for over a century and made worse by the Sugar Act and Townshend Acts was controlled once the Declaration of Independence was written and signed. Furthermore, the colonists were being deprived in many cases. The Boston Massacre was when a mob of 50 colonists gathered to protest against the officials. As fists and clubs began flying a soldier dropped dead, this forced the soldiers to fire, killing five civilians and wounding six.
Otho had sent his troops to late and his army suffered a horrible defeat. When he heard of this defeat ,he killed himself .Otho had reigned for barely 95 days.Aelius Vitellius was the next emperor. He abandoned himself to exaggeration and all but ignored the troops who had given him the throne. Also, upon hearing that the troops of his rival ,Vespasian, were approaching Rome Vitellius begged the senate to allow him to leave the throne and live as a private citizen so he could be