Great awakening


By rkang
  • Seven Years' War

    Seven Years' War
    The Seven Years War was a global conflict which ran from 1756 until 1763 and pitted a coalition of Great Britain and its allies against a coalition of France and its allies. The war escalated from a regional conflict between Great Britain and France in North America, known today as the French and Indian War.
  • Pontiac’s War

    Pontiac’s War
    Pontiac's War was launched in 1763 by a loose confederation of Native Americans dissatisfied with British rule in the Great Lakes region. Result in Military stalemate; Native Americans concede British sovereignty but compel British policy changes.
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    American Revolution

    The American Revolution was an ideological and political revolution that occurred in British America between 1765 and 1791. The American colonies were able to defeat the British, achieve independence and form the United States of America.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British soldiers shot and killed several people whom they perceived to be a mob. Several colonists were killed and this led to a campaign by speech-writers to rouse the ire of the citizenry.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    The act granted the company the right to ship its tea directly to the colonies without first landing it in England, and to commission agents who would have the sole right to sell tea in the colonies.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Delegates discussed boycotting British goods to establish the rights of Americans and planned for a Second Continental Congress.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress assumed the normal functions of a government, appointing ambassadors, issuing paper currency, raising the Continental Army through conscription, and appointing generals to lead the army.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence states that People have certain Inalienable Rights including Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness. All Men are created equal. Individuals have a civic duty to defend these rights for themselves and others.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    This document established the United States as a confederation of sovereign states. The Articles of Confederation introduced thirteen different articles that granted powers to the states and to the federal government. Ratified on February 2, 1781