1773-1776 Timeline

  • Paul Revere

    He was an American sivlersmith, engraver, early industrialist, and a patroit in the American Revolution.
  • Townshend Act

    A series of mearsures introduced into the English Parliament by Chancellor of the Exchequer duties on glass, lead, paints, paer and tea imported into the colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party was a waste of a lot of good tea. For others it was one of the most significant moments in American history.
  • Intolerable Acts

    The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots name for a series of pinitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party.
  • Edenton Tea Party

    The Edenton Tea Party was one of the earliest organized women's political action in United States history.
  • Stamp Act

    The stamp act was a law that requried all colonial residents to pay a stamp tax on virtually every printed paper including legal documents, bills of sale, contracts, wills, advertising, pamphlets, almanacs, and even playing cards and dice
  • Battle at Lexington and Concord

    The significance of these battles is that they were the first battles of the Revolutionary War.
  • Mecklenburg Resolves

    The Mecklenburg Resolves, or Charlotte Town Resolves, was a list of statements adopted at Charlottle, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina on May 31, 1775
  • Continental Army

    The Continental Army was formed after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America.
  • Bunker Hill

    On June 17,1775 early in the Revolutionary War, The british defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts.
  • Olive Branch Petition

    John Dickinson drafted the Olive Branch Petition, which was adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 5 and submitted to King George on July 8, 1775.
  • Second Continental Congress

    The second continental congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the summer of 1775, in philadelphia, pennsylvania, soon after warfare in the American Revolutionary War had began.
  • George Washington

    Washington played an important role and his contribution are crucial to understanding Germantown's place.
  • Halifax Resolves

    The Halifax Resolves was a name later given to the resolution adopted by North Carolina on April 12, 1776.
  • Siege of Boston

    The Siege of Boston was the opening phase of the American Revolutionary War. New England militiamen prevented the movement by land off the Bristish Army garrisoned in what was the peninsular town of Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Declaration of Independent

    The Declaration of Independence is the usual name of a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great British, regarded themselves as thirdtenn nely independent sovereign states, and no longer a part of the British Empire
  • Battle of Trenton

    The battle of trenton took place on the morning of december 26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War
  • Battle Of Charleston

    After a siege that began on April 2, 1780, Americans suffer their worst defeat of the revolution on this day in 1780.
  • Battle of King's Moutain

    The actual battle took place on october 7, 1780, nine miles south of the present- day town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina in rural York County, South Carolina, Where the patriot militia defeated the Loyalist militia commanded by British Major Patrick Ferguson of the 71st Foot.
  • Battle of Cowpens

    The Battle of Cowpens was a decisive victory by the Continental Army forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War over the British Army led by Colonel Banastre Tarleton.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Generlal George Washingtom, commanding a force of 17,000 french and continental troops, begins the siege known as the Battle of Yorktown
  • Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris, signed in Paris by representatives of King George III of Great British and representatives of the United States of America on 3 september 1783, ended the American Revolutionary War.
  • Treaty of Paris

    The treaty of paris of 1783, negotiated between the United States and Great British, ended the revolutionary war and recognized American independence.
  • Tea Party

    The Tea Act was the final straw in a series of unpopular policies and taxes imposed by Britain on her American colonies.