Stella B. American Revolution

  • The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War
    Britian, North America and France all clamied Ohio Valley. The argument turned into a war and some Native Americans fought on Britian's side.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act reduced the rate of tax on molasses. The act also included foriegn goods to be taxed. The colinists got mad about this situation.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act said that colinists would have to pay tax on printed paper. The colinists had no say in this law.
  • Declaratory Act

    Declaratory Act
    The king has the right of imposing duties on his majestey's subjects.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The colisnists were angry at the soldiers for living in the towns and cities. The colinists got so mad that they started to tease the soldiers. The soldiers thought they heard the word "fire" and many colinists were shot.
  • The Gaspee Affair

    The Gaspee Affair
    The Sons of Liberty were very active throughout the colinies.The British officers and the Stamp Act were becoming agressive.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The colinists dressed up like native americans and dumped loose tea boxes in to the Boston Harbor. The colinists did this because they were mad at Britain for only letting them use one company to buy tea and the high taxes.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Parliment decided to punish colinists by passing new laws. One law closed Boston Harbor So many workers lost their jobs and colinists were worried Boston would starve.
  • First Cotinental Congress

    First Cotinental Congress
    The colinies presented there were united in determination to show a combined athourity to Great Britain.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The hill that the soldiers were supposed to fight at was called Breeds Hill not Bunker Hill.The soldiers misheard instructions and went to the wrong place to fight.