American Revolution

  • Currency Act

    Prohibited the creation of new bills
  • The Quartering Act

    American citizens were to pay for descent houses for soldiers to live in
  • The Stamp Act

    The first British tax on American colonies ,this stated that every legal document published had to consist of a stamp or British seal
  • Boston Massacre

    A Boston colonists threaten british soldiers, 1 colonist hits a British soldier, the British soldiers fire their guns leading to the death of 5 colonist
  • Boston Tea Party

    Tea was dumped into the harbor by britsh officials, because colonist drank smuggled tea out of anger against the stamp act
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    British regulars and New England miltiamen fought, the militiamen planned to dirve britsh colonist out of their homes
  • Intolerable Acts

    punishment towards Massachusetts for the Boston Tea Party
  • First Continental Congress

    Their purpose was to find the relationship between the colonist and the British government
  • Lexington & Concord

    The first shots fired between American and Britsh soldiers, no one knows who fired the first shot.
    Americans were forced to surrender, but they slowed the British and their depot forced the British to give way
  • Declaration of Independence

    The Second Continental Congress met and signed the proclamation that states our independence from Britain
  • The Battle of the Chesapeake

    The British and French flleet, the victory of the French disabled the supply of forces at Yorktown
  • Yorktown

    The American army defeated the British army and ended the Revolutionary War