• War of the Spanish Succession

    In America, it is referred to as Queen Anne's War. It was fought mostly between the European nations and the French and English territories in North America got involved. It ended in 1714.
  • Deerfield Massacre

    Took place during Queen Anne's War. French and Indian troops attacked the British soldiers at Deerfield.
  • Treaty of Utecht

    France and England make peace with each other and sign this treaty.
  • Benjamin Franklin invents the lighting rod.

    Ben Franklin proved lightning is electricity by experimenting with kites.
  • Seven Years War

    This war lasted until 1763. It was fought between the British allies and the French allies. Great Britain gained control over more of the land and colonies in America.
  • Stamp Act

    British placed this act on the colonists in America. It was Britain's way of collecting taxes on colonists by using a stamp on papers, documents, and other forms.
  • American Revolution

    This lasted until 1783. The American colonists fought hard against Britain and won their independence.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Americans protested British taxation laws by dumping 342 chests of Britain's tea into the harbor.
  • Declaration of Independence

    The United States is made and America is free from Britain after signing this document.
  • Britain Surrenders

    The british army surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown.
  • Constitution of the United States

    The basic framework of government of the United States of America became officially ratified.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments of the constitution. They showed what the American people's rights were.