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    French and Indian War

    InformationThe French and Indian War occured from 1754 to 1763, was fought mostly by England and France over America,
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Information This event setteled the French and Indian war and gave the English and French land in North America
  • Royal Proclomation

    Royal Proclomation
    Information This document prevented the colonists from settling west of the Ohio Valley
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Information The British placed a tax on molasses, sugar, wine and other imports to make more money to provide security for the colonies.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Information This act required a tax on every single piece of printed paper used,
  • Stamp Act Congress

    Stamp Act Congress
    InformationThe first meeting of elected representatives, they attempted to create a plan for a protest against the British taxes. Held in New York City. "No taxation without representation!"
  • Townshend Acts

    Townshend Acts
    Information Created by Charles Townshend and passed by the British Parliament, these acts were supposed to gain revenue from taxes on objects like glass, lead, paper and tea.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Information The massacre was a killing of 5 colonists by British soldiers after the colonists provoked them by throwing rocks and snowballs.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Information A group of patriots dressed as American Indians dumped 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor to protest the tea tax.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Information Delegates from twelve colonies met to discuss the Intorerable Acts and what the colonist response would be.
  • Patrick Henry "Give me Liberty"

    Patrick Henry "Give me Liberty"
    Information Patrick Henry presented a proposal to organize a group of infantry in every Virginia county.
  • Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

    Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
    Information The night where Paul Revere rode through the countryside towards Lexington and Concord with William Dawes and Sam Prescott to warn Sam Adams and John Hancock the British were going to arrest them.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord
    Information The battles that started the Revolutionary War between the colonies and Britain. The British were attempting to take over an arms storage in Concord.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Information Started meeting in Philidelphia right after the battles of the Revolutionary war began.There were only 12 delegates at the beginning until Georgia sent their representative.They organzized the war effort, directed us towards independence and wrote the Declaration.
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    Information This Fort was important to the revolution because it provided them with cannons and easy communications. It was captured by Benedict Arnold, Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Information This battle was recorded as a colonist lost, but it is not usually seen that way. The colonist made the British retreat and inflicted serious damage on the British forces. The majority of this battle occured on nearby Breed's Hill
  • "Common Sense" Published

    "Common Sense" Published
    Information In this pamphlet, Thomas Paine argued his point for America's freedom. It was available to all people, so that just made it so much more influential.
  • British evacuate Boston

    British evacuate Boston
    [Information](http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-evacuate-boston) The British left Boston and went to Nova Scotia because George Washington placed cannons on Dorchester Heights.
  • Declaration of Independence announced

    Declaration of Independence announced
    Information A committee of 5 people was assigned to writing this document including John Adams, Ben Franklin and most importantly Thomas Jefferson. The second continental congress approved this on July 4, our celebrated independence day
  • Washington captures Trenton

    Washington captures Trenton
    Information On Christmas night, Washngton made a plan to cross the freezing waters of the Deleware under the cover of night and surround the forces at Trenton, which they did successfully.
  • British defeated at Saratoga

    British defeated at Saratoga
    InformationThe first major vicotry of the war involved American troops surrounding the British troops led by John Burgoyne and forcing him to surrender
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    Winter at Valley Forge

    Information Washington borught his troops to Valley Forge to spend the winter. They spent the winter freezing and starving while the British were warm and well fed.
  • John Paul Jones defeats the Serapis

    John Paul Jones defeats the Serapis
    Info John Paul Jones along with 40 men attacked the port of Whitehaven and set fire to one of the forts eventually setting thw whole town aflame.
  • Benedict Arnold Plans Found Out

    Benedict Arnold Plans Found Out
    InformationInformation Benedict Arnold gave a British man the Americans planss for West Point and when the man was captured the paper with the plans written by Benedict Arnold was sent to Washington and he found out Arnold was a traitor.
  • Cornwallis Surrenders

    Cornwallis Surrenders
    Info Thia is the final battle of the War,where the British, led by General Cornwallis surrender 8,000 troops at Yorktown, Virginia. The Americans led by Washington, Marquis de Lafeyette, surrounded them and blockd their escape.
  • "The Crisis" Published

    "The Crisis" Published
    Info A series of works written by Thomas Paine all throughout the Revolution about Paine's support for the Revolution and reasons why America should split from Britain.