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Parliament of Great Britain
The Parliament of Great Britain was formed in 1707 following the ratification of the Acts of Union by both the Parliament of England and Parliament of Scotland...
Timeline of Events
1707
10.23.1707
The first Parliament of Great Britain meets.
1765
3.22.1765
The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act that introduces a tax to be levied directly on its American colonies.
1768
6.21.1768
James Otis, Jr. offends the King and Parliament in a speech to the Massachusetts General Court.
1773
4.27.1773
The Parliament of Great Britain passes the Tea Act, designed to save the British East India Company by granting it a monopoly on the North American tea trade.
1774
7.4.1774
Orangetown Resolutions adopted in the Province of New York, one of many protests against the British Parliament's Coercive Acts thumb becomes a nation in 1776]]
1775
2.9.1775
1791
1.25.1791
The British Parliament passes the Constitutional Act of 1791 and splits the old province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada.