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    French and Indian War

    A war was fought over New World Territory against the British and French.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British soldiers shot and killed several people whom they perceived to be a mob.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A protest by the Sons of Liberty in which they threw out 342 chests of tea into the harbor.
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    Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts were acts meant to punish the colonies after the Tea Party. The four acts were the Boston Port Act, the Massachusetts Government Act, the Administration of Justice Act, and the Quartering Act.
  • The Shot Heard around the World

    The Shot Heard around the World
    The battle of Lexington and Concord is considered the first battle of the American Revolution
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    A document that explains why the Thirteen Colonies at war with the Kingdom of Great Britain regarded themselves as thirteen independent sovereign states.
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    The Turning Point

    The Battle of Saratoga is the climax of the American Revolution.
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    Battle of Yorktown

    The Battle of Yorktown is the final battle of the American Revolution.
  • Constitution

    Constitution was ratified.