History Of Jamestown And Newport Rhode Island (1607)  

Not less than 565 million years ago, the land below the Jamestown area, all consisting of Rhode Island formed as made of a volcanic arc which is now called the west coast of Africa. The mainland of North America was drifted and collided around 450 million years ago by the Avalonian Volcanic Arc which was influenced of tectonic forces. As a result, that collision created the most of New England and the Northern Appalachians. Avalonia was pushed ahead onto the continent of North America comprise the bedrock which is almost occupy all of the land of the states of New England.More...


Importance Of Mayflower Compact (1620)

Importance Of Mayflower Compact

Mayflower Compact is an essential document in the history of politics. It is Plymouth Colony’s first governing document. The importance of this document lies in the fact that it is the first of its kind to come up with the idea of majority rule concept. It established the government of United States of America as a democratic one, where everybody was eligible to cast their vote for a new government. More...



Why Was The House Of Burgesses Important ? (1620)

Why Was The House Of Burgesses Important ?

The House of Virginia Burgesses is an important chapter in the political history of the United States for various reasons. The primary reason is that it was a legislative body like no other the contemporary world had ever seen, even though it was based on the British administrative model.The House of Burgesses was formed in 1619 when America was going through a period of dramatic political transformation. Liberalization was happening regarding the expression of opinions and political views of the American common man. More...


French And Indian War Timeline (1754-1763)

French And Indian War Timeline

The French and Indian War was one of the last pitched battles fought on American soil before the famous American Revolution. The War lasted for seven years (1754 to 1763) and is therefore famously known as the Sven year War. French and British armies were at loggerheads in gaining control of North America, a continent that was fought over for centuries. More...


Why Did Boston Massacre Happen ? (1770)

Why Did Boston Massacre Happen ?

Boston witnessed the killing of five innocent colonists in an exchange of fire between the British and the Americans. This was one of the many incidents that triggered the famous American Revolution, that would last for eight years and lead to the ultimate victory of the Americans with the downfall of the British Empire. The events that led to the Boston confrontation have been discussed below. More...


Boston Tea Party Facts (1773)

Boston Tea Party Facts

The famous Boston Tea Party was one of the many events highlighting the revolt and anger of the colonists against the British rule. The latter were taxing the colonists heavily to get financial assistance for their armies stationed on American shores. The most atrocious tax imposed was on tea imported from the British companies. More...


Patrick Henry Biography (1774)

Patrick Henry Biography

Born in 1736, in Virginia, Patrick Henry was one of the best orators America ever produced. At the age of twenty-four, he decided to study law. His orating skills were well recognized and appreciated by large sections of the society. In fact, it is believed that many people would turn up to listen to his speech irrespective of whether they were involved in the case or not. Four year later, he was elected to the House of Burgesses, Virginia. More...


Brief History Of American Revolution (1775)

Brief History Of American Revolution

The famous American Revolution changed the world’s political scenario drastically. It started in the 18th century and led to the independence of the American people from the British rule in the late eighteenth century.

The fertility and prosperity of the American land attracted the British rulers. They wanted to exploit the money and the flourishing resources present in the fertile land. More...


Why Did The Articles Of Confederation Fail ? (1777)

Why Did The Articles Of Confederation Fail ?

The Articles of Confederation were approved and accepted by all thirteen states in the year 1781. This witnessed the beginning of a new era in world history. These Articles were complied and written by delegates representing their respective states. Most of these delegates belonged to the First and Second Continental Congress members. More...


When Was The Bill Of Rights Added To The Constitution? (1791)

When Was The Bill Of Rights Added To The Constitution ?

When America was on the verge of independence during the Revolutionary War, the Second Continental Congress drafted the Articles of Confederation. It laid down specific rules and laws to govern Independent America. There were serious flaws in the Articles giving the State Governments huge amounts of rights and powers while the National Government was reduced to a puppet. This led it an imbalance of power crippling the country’s economy. More...


The Use Of The Cotton Gin (1793)

The Use Of The Cotton Gin

Cotton gin was one of the famous inventions made during the Industrial Revolution. The word “gin” was a simple short form for the word “engine”. Invented by Eli Whitney in 1793, an American, it turned out to be an extremely useful machine, helping the cotton sales soar to great heights. More...





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