Revolutionary War (Ryan Mortimer)

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  • Treaty of Paris ( Fench and Indian )

    This Treaty ended the seven year war, or French and Indian war
  • Sugar act

    Changed version of the sugar and molasses act. So the colonist would still have to pay tax on sugar
  • Stamp Act

    The new tax made all american colonist pay tax on every piece of paper, no matter what it be.
  • Townshed Act

    This was a combination of lead, glass, paper, and tea taxes
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    With different viewpoints from the colonists and the British, there was a killing of colonists, whether they were armed or not, this started the war.
  • Tea Act

    This is another thing that sparked the war. Colonists later get back at the British by dumping their tea into a harbor, later regreating it.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists dumped loads of tea into a river, meanwhile the british didn't want to do somthing about it because of what happened during the boston massacre. They then added alot more laws to the colonists
  • First National Congress

    Consisted of 12 of the 13 north american colonies. They met to discuss moves and consider their options
  • Intolerable acts

    The intolerable acts were put in place because of the Boston Tea Party as a way to get back at the colonists without Hurting them like in the Boston Massacre
  • Lexington & Concord

    First shots of the war when the British were sent to destroy colonist ammo supplies
  • Battle of Bunkerhill

    Battle of Bunkerhill
    The battle happened on the Charlston peninsula. Even though the British has 1,50 men, the americans won.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    The petition affirmed america's loyalty to the british.
  • Battle of New York

    Battle of New York
    This battle happened around long island. The British, with a large number of reinforcements, pushed the Americans out, winning the battle
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independance was a high point in the Colonists life. The declaration set them free of the British
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    This battle happened in New Jersey in the delaware river, there was 2,400 American vs. 1,400 hessians, the battle was won by the Americans
  • Battle of Brandywine Creek

    Battle of Brandywine Creek
    This battle happened in Pennsylvania, west of Philadelphia, The british with 6,000 won over the americans with 8,000.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    This battle happened near the Hudson river in New York. The British had 5,000 was no match for the American's 13,000.
  • Siege of Charleston

    Siege of Charleston
    This battle was fought in charleston. It was a big win for the British pushing the americans out
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    This battle was fought in Virginia. The Americans had 8,800 troops with the aid of the French with 7,800 against the British with only 6,000. Easy win for the Americans/French
  • Treaty of Paris ( Revolutionary war )

    This treaty is what ended the Revolutionary war