Ameriican Revolution

  • Treaty of Paris (1763)

    Treaty of Paris (1763)
    Ended the seven years war.
  • Sugar Act

    Great Britian's Parliament issued a tax on certin wines, sugar, coffee, and molasses. Those taxes were given to the British troops as thier pay during their time of survice. Many of the conlonist did not like this idea.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    A new tax was imposed by the Parliament in Great Britian requireing the colonist to pay a tax on all printed paper they used.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British troops started fireing upon colinist that were antagonizing them.
  • Tea Act

    Tea Act
    The Tea act was the final spark that made the coloinst very upset with Great Britian. They were taxing imported tea from around the globe. Colonist became angry with this, some dressed as Indians and dumped the boxes of tea into the Boston Harbour, to show how they felt about the taxation on tea.
  • Boston Tea Party`

    American colonist dumped tea over board into the Boston habor, because Great Britian was taxing them on imported tea.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    55 deligates of the 13 colonies came together to discuss issues around their colonies.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    Thomas Gage sent out 7,000 soldiers to collect guns and amo that were being stored within the cities. Also there were arrest warrents out for the arrest of Samual Adams and John Hancock.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The congress came together again to disuss the ideas on how to manage the Revolution. They were working for the Independence of their country.
  • Battle of Bunkerhill

    Battle of Bunkerhill
    British took over Bunker Hill. This was the first action the the contential army has seen.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Paine spoke to the common Americans about what was going on during the Revolution. He thought if we asked for independence from Great Britian openly we wouldn't have to go through what they were going though then..
  • Battle of New York

    Americans took and advantage looking down upon the British on the Heights of Guan.
  • Decleration of Independence

    Decleration of Independence
    Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. The colonist wrote this because they wanted the right to govern their own country.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    Washington planed an attack on British troops that were "slacking" off during there post.
  • Battle of Brandywine Creek

    Battle of Brandywine Creek
    Washignton lost Philidephila to the British. Major loss to the Partiots
  • Brtitish capture Philadelphia

    General Howe of the British army launched a major offensive attack on the Contintal Army
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    General Burgoyne surrenders, France and Spain declare war on British and American troops. Effort was galvanized.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    Valley forge was a systematic training regine transformed ragged amateur into the Contintal Army. It was also a military orginization that was created to defeat the "red coats" in a open feild battle.
  • Battle of Yokrtown

    Battle of Yokrtown
    Capitulation of British soldiers to the Americans. French creates a Peace Treaty of Chesapeke., on October 24th
  • Treaty of Paris (1783)

    Treaty of Paris (1783)
    General Cornwallis surrendered, ending the Revolutionary war between the Americans and Great Britian.